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UW-Extension State Wide Webinar Series-Farm Succession & Estate Planning

Getting Started on Your Succession Plan – Live webinar Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 Join us at the Dodge County Administration building (127 East Oak Street, Juneau WI). Preregistration for this webinar on getting started on your succession plan is required, contact the Dodge County UW Extension Office at 920-386-3790 to register. There is a $5 […]

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What’s Standing Alfalfa Worth in 2016?

One of the challenges in coming up with a value for standing hay is the lack of daily commodity market pricing like corn and soybeans. Another challenge this year is the significant drop in hay price, in some cases almost half of what it was going for just a few years ago. So the price […]

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Crops & Soils Agent Arrives – Loretta Ortiz-Ribbing

Let me introduce myself. I am Dr. Loretta Ortiz-Ribbing, the new UW-Extension Crops and Soils Area Agent with 50% responsibilities in each of Dodge and Fond du Lac Counties.   Both counties have such a rich agricultural history that will let me utilize my diverse background which includes a B.S. in agronomy (crop protection), an M.S. […]

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Pest Management Update Meeting – Nov 16 – Fond du Lac County

This year’s Pest Management Update Meeting hosted by UW-Extension Fond du Lac County will be streamedlined to focus on new pesticide registrations, pest updates, and highlight important issues from 2015. Topics will be more focused on specific updates and diagnostic training to include: Integrated Pest Management Updates for Field Crops Managing Corn Rootworms Soybean Stem Disease […]

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2014 Dodge County Agriculture Value & Economic Impact

As you will see, over 9,855 jobs (19% of the County’s jobs) and $2.9 billion of economic activity (commerce) are directly related to agriculture (34% of the County’s total economic activity). Grain is the number one agricultural commodity in Dodge County averaging $154.5 million, followed by milk averaging $149.2 million in 2012. Other commodities that made the top 5 are cattle and calves, vegetables, and pigs.

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