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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  

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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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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 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 […]

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2015 Wisconsin Agronomy Update Meetings

This annual meeting series is designed to bring current information to consultants, farmer / seed dealers, seed company and industry representatives, and our crop contact agents. Joe Lauer, Dan Undersander and Shawn Conley will present the latest information on hybrid / variety performance, an analysis and discussion of last year’s production season, and updated recommendations for field crop […]


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.

Ornamental Grass in the Winter Landscape (Large)

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, […]