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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 Corn Silage Dry Down Sampling Results from September 1

Dodge County Forage Council has conducted its first corn silage dry down. Corn that was planted in early May came in around 68-72% moisture. Corn that was planted mid to late May was coming in around 72-76% moisture. There were a few samples that came in dryer. This appears to be county wide. Producers are […]

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August 2015 Dodge County Master Gardener Meeting Recap

2015 August DCMGV Meeting Recap 8/27/15 The August Master Gardener Meeting featured Donna VanBuecken, charter president of Wild Ones of Fox Valley and Outagamie County. She spoke on the topic of “Landscaping with Native Plants.” Native plants are those that grew before European settlements took place. Native plants have evolved over thousands of years and […]

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Hardy Ferns

Looking for a plant that will add beauty, texture, and structure to your shade garden, is deer resistant and easy to care for? Hardy ferns may be the answer. Hardy ferns are those that tolerate our cold winter temperatures and can be grown outdoors year-round. Native and non-native ferns come in a variety of textures, […]

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The “Alice” in Dairyland Sundae Featured in Dodge County

The Dodge County Alice in Dairyland Finals committee is pleased to announce the release of the official Alice in Dairyland ice cream sundae. Designed by Joel Bernhard of Joel’s Confections for Any Occasion in Theresa, the sundae features crushed Oreos layered with hot fudge over vanilla ice cream, topped off with real Wisconsin whipped cream […]