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March 2015 Dodge County Master Gardener Meeting Recap

2015 March DCMGV Meeting Recap 3/26/15 The March Master Gardener meeting featured Nino Ridgeway, owner of ‘Herbs and Everlastings’ located at Barthel Fruit Farm in Mequon, WI. She is well known for her expert garden advice. She grows herbs, vegetable seedlings, perennials, unusual annuals, succulents, and more. Ms. Ridgeway’s topic for the evening was “Heirloom […]


Lamb’s Quarter—A Spring Bounty

As the weather begins to moderate, a gardener’s fancy turns to planting, harvesting, and working the soil. It is hard to wait to taste that first bit of fresh picked bounty. Often, the first things to sprout are the weeds. And, many of those weeds are edible. Not only are they edible, they are powerhouses […]

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2015 Investigate Your Plate Camp

Investigate Your Plate What do water, energy, science, technology, math, engineering, soil, plants, and animals have in common? Attend a STEM Camp at UW-Platteville Farm and find out! Investigate Your Plate Camps Offer: Team Building Activities — How do all things relate? Trip Around the Farm using GPS Technology Plant your seeds and watch them […]

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Dodge County Dairy Youth Recognition Auction Dairy Grant Program

Purpose The purpose of the Dodge County Dairy Youth Recognition Auction Dairy Grant Program is to support active Dodge County Dairy Youth (4-H, FFA, Junior Breed Associations) with a grant to expand their dairy project. The grant funds are to be utilized to purchase a dairy animal (any breed) to grow the youth’s dairy herd. […]

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UW-Madison Saddle & Sirloin Badger Bonanza Lamb Show

UW-Madison Saddle & Sirloin Badger Bonanza Lamb Show Mark your calendar for this year’s Badger Bonanza Lamb Show on Sunday, May 3, 2015! This event will again be a double-header show that will take place at the Arlington Public Events Center (N695 Hopkins Rd., Arlington, WI 53911). Entry forms and more information will be available […]


Wearin’ O’ Green

Wearin’ O’ the Green On a day when everyone becomes a little Irish, many will enjoy a pint of green beer, some corn beef and cabbage, take in a parade or two, or watch the Chicago River turn green. Another popular symbol of St. Patrick’s Day is the shamrock. It’s seen on jewelry, t-shirts, and […]