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Roadside Beauties

July brings patriotism, hot weather, hot dogs, fireworks, and beautiful chicory blooming along the roadsides in Wisconsin. The pretty blue blooms are common chicory, Cichorium intybus, a plant that originated in the Mediterranean and was cultivated in North America from the 1700s until the 1950s when it became more economical to import it. Now, it […]

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Plant a Seed to READ!

Dodge County Youth Dairy & Livestock Educator Bonnie Borden was the keynote speaker at the annual Hustisford Community Library READATHON on Saturday. Area youngsters listened to local celebrity readers, made fun crafts with Sinissippi 4-H’ers, and enjoyed a snack lunch from the Sinissippi Socialettes HCE club….all with an emphasis on agriculture and where our food comes from.

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Nitrate Screening Available

Dodge County UW-Extension is offering nitrate screening beginning February 1st through 2016. Water samples must be submitted in a clean jar. The cost is $3 per sample.

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