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Spooner Sheep Day – August 22, 2015

Spooner Sheep Day, Aug. 22, 2015 Contact: Dave Thomas,, 608-263-4306 The 63rd Annual Spooner Sheep Day will be held at the Spooner Agricultural Research Station on Saturday, August 22, 2015. Registration will open at 8:30 a.m. at the Station Headquarters (W6646 Hwy 70, Spooner, WI 54801). The educational program will start at 9:15 a.m. […]

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Poison Ivy

Summer is the time to enjoy outdoor family activities with no regrets.   Poison ivy can put a damper on the fun if accidental exposure occurs. The rash from poison ivy, oak, and sumac is due to an allergic reaction to urushiol, a sticky oil produced by these plants. All parts of both living and dead […]

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The Tamarack Tree

The Tamarack Tree Because of the expected demise of the ash trees, many home owners are investigating different options for landscape trees. Wisconsin has a variety of both deciduous and coniferous trees. Deciduous trees are hardwoods that lose their leaves seasonally. Conifers are soft wood trees that keep their needles, with one mighty exception: the […]

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Dodge County Farm Service Agency Nomination

The nomination period for the Dodge County Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committee began on Monday, June 15, 2015 and runs through Monday, August 3, 2015. It is important for county committees to reflect America’s diversity, so all eligible farmers and ranchers, including beginning farmers, women, and minorities are encouraged to get involved in this […]

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Dodge County Administration Building Educational Display

The Educational Display Garden at the Dodge County Administration Building in Juneau is looking good. Interested in what’s blooming? All plants are labeled with a plant marker and information about each plant can be found at…/Administration-Building-Gardens-Plant-Descriptions.pdf