Crops & Soils Agent Arrives – Loretta Ortiz-Ribbing

Let me introduce myself. I am Dr. Loretta Ortiz-Ribbing, the new UW-Extension Crops and Soils Area Agent with 50% responsibilities in each of Dodge and Fond du Lac Counties.   Both counties have such a rich agricultural history that will let me utilize my diverse background which includes a B.S. in agronomy (crop protection), an M.S. […]

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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 […]

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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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