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Take the Summer Reading Challenge!

Youth in grades 1-8 are invited to participate in the Summer Reading Challenge and win a prize at the Dodge County Fair. Record the books youth read throughout the summer on a Summer Reading Challenge Form and win!

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Wild Wacky Weekday is OUT OF THIS WORLD!

Wild Wacky Weekdays Summer Day Camp is OUT OF THIS WORLD! Youth in grades 5K-3rd grade are invited to participate in a variety of activities and learn about outer space and participate in fun space-related activities. Choose a day camp in one of three locations!

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June 4-H Newsletter

June 2019 4-H Newsletter The Focus on 4-H newsletter offers monthly information on 4-H events, project info, and activities.

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Managing Alfalfa Winter Kill

Each year in Wisconsin, alfalfa stands are at risk of being injured or killed by winter conditions. This year winter kill is impacting many farmers in Dodge County and across Wisconsin.

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Cover Crop Establishment Tip Sheets

To help farmers successfully use cover crops, members of the Dodge County Farmers for Healthy Soil-Healthy Water in collaboration with UW-Extension have written three tip sheets which focus on three different cover crop establishment methods and timings.

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Alfalfa PEAQ Readings May 2018

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.

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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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