Healthy Soil-Healthy Water Workshop

Why are soil health and water quality important for your farm’s future? Come hear Ray Archuleta, aka “the Soil Guy,” explain how healthy soil plus healthy water equal more profits. Also speaking with Ray will be Justin Morris, a Regional Soil Health Specialist in the new Soil Health Division of NRCS, and Pennsylvania farmer Jim Harbach who milks 1000 cows, operates a methane digester, and farms 2200 no-till acres.

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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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Alfalfa PEAQ Readings – May 19, 2016

Dodge County Forage Council’s PEAQ Readings – May 19, 2016 Predictive Equations for Alfalfa Quality (PEAQ) is a method to measure standing alfalfa’s forage quality before it’s harvested. Agronomists at the University of Wisconsin – Madison developed this method to help predict alfalfa’s Relative Feed Value (RFV) at the time of cutting. Several Dodge County Forage Council […]

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