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Margin Protection Program for Dairy

The Margin Protection Program for Dairy offers protection to dairy producers when the difference between the all milk price and the average feed cost (the margin) falls below a certain dollar amount selected by the producer.

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HCE Learning Session – Get Up to Date with Technology

Dodge County Association for Home and Community Education (Dodge County HCE) will host a Learning Session “Get Up-To-Date with Technology” on Wednesday, May 23rd at 6:30pm at the Dodge County Administration Building, 127 East Oak Street in Juneau. I-phone, I-pad, laptop or computer … Bring them along, as resource people will be available to help with your concerns and end your frustrations. This learning session is designed for novice and beginner level support. Register by calling the UW-Extension office at 920-386-3790.

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Ask A Master Gardener-Growing Less Common Fruits

Currants, gooseberries, and elderberries are native to Wisconsin and can often be harvested in the wild. However, they are easy to grow in an urban landscape and provide not only highly nutritious fruit, but also are a beautiful landscape plant.

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When do I cut? Predicting Pre-Harvest Alfalfa Quality

Determining when to cut first-crop alfalfa is often difficult because alfalfa quality, relative to flowering stage, varies greatly. To help with this dilemma, agronomists at the University of Wisconsin – Madison developed the Predictive Equations for Alfalfa Quality (PEAQ) method which predicts alfalfa’s Relative Feed Value (RFV) at the time of cutting. The PEAQ method […]

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Ask A Master Gardener – Fireflies

One of the sure signs of summer are fireflies or lightning bugs lighting up the night sky. You may remember catching them on a warm summer evening or simply watching the light show from a rocking chair on the porch.

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Ask A Master Gardener – The Maple Tree

A True Wisconsin Tree—The Maple In 1893, a favorite tree was selected by a group of Wisconsin school children. The maple beat out oak, pine and elm trees.  In 1948, that selection was narrowed by another vote to sugar maple specifically. In 1949, the sugar maple was made the official state tree by a vote […]

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