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2019 Saddle & Sirloin Club Swine Awards

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Saddle & Sirloin Club is announcing the annual Saddle and Sirloin Club Swine Project Awards. Up to five awards of $100 each will be awarded to first or second year swine project members. The Swine Project Awards were introduced to help beginning 4-H or FFA members get started in the swine […]

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Pesticide Applicator Training (PAT) Courses Offered

Pesticide Applicator Training sessions are to be held at Dodge County UW-Extension in February and March. Dodge County pesticide applicators certification that has or will be expiring or first-time applicators, will want to register for one of two training sessions offered. A self-study program in order to certify will be available as well.

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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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Dodge County Science Day! Who’s Curious?

Area youth are invited to participate in a Statewide Science Day on October 13, 2018 from 9am to noon at the Dodge County Administration Building. Choose from 4 sessions featuring water, engineering, robotics, and Legos!

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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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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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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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