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Forage Council Winter Meeting – February 6, 2015

Producers and agronomists are invited to attend the 2015 Dodge County Forage Council Winter Meeting on Friday, February 6, 2015 at the Dodge County Administration Building Auditorium, 127 East Oak Street in Juneau. This meeting is co-hosted by Dodge County UW-Extension (UWEX), Dodge County Forage Council and the Midwest Forage Association. Registration begins at 10:30 […]

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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 […]


2015 Annual Sausage Making Class – February 11, 2015

Dodge County UW Extension Educator Bonnie Borden along with UW Madison Meats Lab Specialist, Jeff Sindelar teach participants how to make different types of sausage during a “hands-on” workshop being held on February 11, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at the Dodge County Administration Building Auditorium, 127 E. Oak Street in Juneau. Participants get to take approximately five […]


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One of the joys of being a Master Gardener is that friends and family come to you for advice about their landscapes. Such was the case late this summer when my older brother called and asked if it was a good time to transplant some “naked ladies” from a neighbor’s garden to his. I must […]

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Making a difference: livestock programs prepare youth for their futures

By Jim Massey, Editor | jimmassey@mhtc.net The Country Today | MADISON — To some young people, Wisconsin’s youth livestock program is much more than raising or buying an animal and showing it at the county fair. To some, working with livestock is a passion and has helped shape their futures in the agricultural industry. For […]

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Dodge County Farm Bill Informational Meetings – January 14, 2015

Mark your calendar! In partnership with the UW-Extension, the Dodge County Farm Service Agency will be hosting Farm Bill Informational Meetings intended to provide owners and operators with the information and resources they need to make an informed decision on the 2014 Farm Bill programs.   The following meetings will be held at the County […]

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2015 Wisconsin State Fair Market Animal Identification

  New for 2015! Youth interested in showing market beef, sheep or swine at the 2015 Wisconsin State Fair will need to get their animal projects DNA/RFID identified through the Wisconsin Livestock Identification Consortium (WLIC) by the respective State Fair eligibility deadlines. WLIC is coordinating a statewide DNA/RFID identification program for Wisconsin County and State […]