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Ornamental Grasses

Although the calendar indicates it is still autumn, looking out the window, it appears to be winter. The landscape is filled with snow and has a beauty all of its own. If your landscape is flat and boring, perhaps some additions of ornamental grasses would be just the ticket. Ornamental grasses add stunning backdrops, height, […]

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Wisconsin Pork Association Offers Youth Pig Project Scholarships

2015 Youth Pig Project Announced The Wisconsin Pork Association Youth Committee is offering Youth Pig Project scholarships, designed to assist 4-H and FFA members in establishing swine projects that can lead to development of life skills and career opportunities in the Wisconsin pork industry. 4-H and FFA youth are eligible to apply for a $50.00 […]

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2015 Country Visions Cooperative Goat Giveaway

Sponsored by Country Visions Cooperative Country Stores 2015 Goat Giveaway Contest Details Entry is open to ALL youth enrolled in 4-H or FFA that are eligible to exhibit at their local show. Contestant must be a 4-H or FFA member in good standing in Manitowoc, Calumet, Sheboygan, Outagamie, Brown, Kewaunee, Winnebago, Dodge, Green Lake or Fond […]

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Dairy Producers Needs Assessment Survey: Let us know what you think!

Dodge County University of Wisconsin-Extension is conducting a survey of Dairy Producers that will help better serve you by identifying needs and prioritizing programming. The survey takes about 10 minutes to complete. Take the 2014 Dairy Producers Needs Assessment Survey here. Please complete the survey by December 20, 2014. If you have any questions regarding the survey, would […]

Committee members: Lois Livens, Chris Jacobs, Carol Shirk, Wendy King, Judy Ann Studer and Sharon Fielder

Gardening for Gold – A Success!

The Dodge County Master Gardener Association hosted their first Gardening for Gold Fall Symposium on November 1st. The day-long event was held at the Horicon Marsh Education Center and was attended by gardening enthusiasts from all over Wisconsin. Those in attendance heard three informative and entertaining speakers: Rob Zimmer – A Garden for the Senses, […]

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It’s Pumpkin Time

It’s Pumpkin Time ‘Tis the season when tables are heavily laden, groaning with the blessings from garden bounty. Inevitably a pumpkin pie will make its way to the table and rave reviews will follow. Pumpkins originated in Central America. They range in size from the tiny, less than one pound, decorative ones to the giant […]

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2014 Beginning Sheep Shearing School

The annual Beginning Sheep Shearing School will be held on Saturday and Sunday, December 6 and 7, 2014 at the Sheep Unit, Arlington Agricultural Research Station, Arlington, WI. The school will cover basic shearing skills including sheep handling, shearing positions, wool handling, and equipment care and maintenance. Cost of the school is $80.00 per participant. […]