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Nutrient Management Workshops Offered In Dodge County

Dodge County Land Conservation and UW-Extension will again be offering a workshop for farmers to learn the basics of nutrient management planning.   Topics of discussion will include: Determine crop nutrient needs. Meeting nutrient needs with fertilizer, manure & legumes. How to read soil test results. Optimal Nitrogen, soil pH/lime, phosphorus and potassium. Secondary and […]

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Dodge County Corn Silage Dry Down Sampling Results from September 1

Dodge County Forage Council has conducted its first corn silage dry down. Corn that was planted in early May came in around 68-72% moisture. Corn that was planted mid to late May was coming in around 72-76% moisture. There were a few samples that came in dryer. This appears to be county wide. Producers are […]

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Processed Vegetable Growers’ Clinic – February 17th in Lomira

The annual Processed Vegetable Growers’ Clinic will be held on Tuesday, February 17th at the Lomira Legion Hall. View the 2015 Processed Vegetable Growers’ Clinic program and registration for more information. If you have any questions please contact Mike Rankin, Crops and Soils Agent, UW Extension, Fond du Lac County at 920-929-3171 or michael.rankin@uwex.edu.  

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Winter Grazing Meeting – February 10, 2015

Winter Grazing Meeting – February 10, 2015 Columbia/Dodge Grazing Network The Columbia/Dodge Grazing Network invites you to their annual Winter Grazing Meeting at the Randolph Village Hall Community Center on Tuesday, February 10, 2015. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. The meeting will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Morning presentations will include: “Grazing […]


2015 Midwest Manure Summit – February 24-25, 2015

The 2015 Midwest Manure Summit is quickly approaching.  The conference will be held February 24-25, 2015 at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center in Green Bay.   Please join us as speakers from all over the country present topics including: “Planning a Solid-Liquid Separation System to Meet Manure Treatment and Management Goals” “Manure Odor Management” […]

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Dodge County Farm Bill Informational Meetings – January 14, 2015

Mark your calendar! In partnership with the UW-Extension, the Dodge County Farm Service Agency will be hosting Farm Bill Informational Meetings intended to provide owners and operators with the information and resources they need to make an informed decision on the 2014 Farm Bill programs.   The following meetings will be held at the County […]