How Prepared are You? Managing Dairy Employees Effectively

Middle Manager Training for Dairy Employees The transition from employee to manager can be a tough road to navigate. This program geared toward middle managers who have an interest in learning more about effective employee management.   Provided in English and Spanish, participants will: Learn about and develop their own management style Learn effective ways […]


2014 Dodge County Agriculture Value & Economic Impact

As you will see, over 9,855 jobs (19% of the County’s jobs) and $2.9 billion of economic activity (commerce) are directly related to agriculture (34% of the County’s total economic activity). Grain is the number one agricultural commodity in Dodge County averaging $154.5 million, followed by milk averaging $149.2 million in 2012. Other commodities that made the top 5 are cattle and calves, vegetables, and pigs.

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Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Board Scholarship Program

The Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Board will award three $1,000 scholarships, for use during the second semester of the 2015-16 school year, to third or fourth-year college students pursuing dairy-related or food science degrees at one of Wisconsin’s four-year universities. Two additional $1,000 scholarships will be made available to high school seniors planning to […]

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Ornamental Grasses

Although the calendar indicates it is still autumn, looking out the window, it appears to be winter. The landscape is filled with snow and has a beauty all of its own. If your landscape is flat and boring, perhaps some additions of ornamental grasses would be just the ticket. Ornamental grasses add stunning backdrops, height, […]

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Wisconsin Pork Association Offers Youth Pig Project Scholarships

2015 Youth Pig Project Announced The Wisconsin Pork Association Youth Committee is offering Youth Pig Project scholarships, designed to assist 4-H and FFA members in establishing swine projects that can lead to development of life skills and career opportunities in the Wisconsin pork industry. 4-H and FFA youth are eligible to apply for a $50.00 […]

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2015 Country Visions Cooperative Goat Giveaway

Sponsored by Country Visions Cooperative Country Stores 2015 Goat Giveaway Contest Details Entry is open to ALL youth enrolled in 4-H or FFA that are eligible to exhibit at their local show. Contestant must be a 4-H or FFA member in good standing in Manitowoc, Calumet, Sheboygan, Outagamie, Brown, Kewaunee, Winnebago, Dodge, Green Lake or Fond […]

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Dairy Producers Needs Assessment Survey: Let us know what you think!

Dodge County University of Wisconsin-Extension is conducting a survey of Dairy Producers that will help better serve you by identifying needs and prioritizing programming. The survey takes about 10 minutes to complete. Take the 2014 Dairy Producers Needs Assessment Survey here. Please complete the survey by December 20, 2014. If you have any questions regarding the survey, would […]