UW-Extension Fond du Lac County aims to make Fond du Lac County agriculture strong and competitive while conserving and protecting natural resources.
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Dodge County Forage Council Winter Meeting

Come hear about ways to assist with the delicate balance of transitioning ownership of your farm, utilize grass forage and silage inoculants, assess your alfalfa stand, beware of waterhemp, enter the Forage Contest, and earn CEU credit! Producers, consultants, agronomists, and nutritionists are invited to attend the 2018 Dodge County Forage Council Winter Meeting on […]


Dicamba / Auxin Training

The following herbicide products are Restricted Use Pesticides (RUPs). This means that you have to be a Certified Pesticide Applicator to both buy AND apply (this includes mixing and loading) these products. Pesticide Certification continues  at your local Extension office as in the past. However these product  have additional training requirements for  use. Engenia™ [EPA […]

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Pesticide Applicator Training

Fond du Lac County will be hosting two sessions for Pesticide Applicators Training. Each session will be held 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at UW-Fond du Lac room AE-205/206 with registration beginning at 9:00 a.m. The dates will be: Wednesday, February 13                                               Monday, March 5 The fee is $35 per person which does not include lunch. You may bring […]

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Pesticide Applicator Training with Simultaneous Spanish Translation January 30th

Similar to last year, a pesticide applicator training designed specifically for Spanish-speaking individuals will be held on January 30th in Fond du Lac County. The training will be presented in English and simultaneously interpreted into Spanish by a team of professional language interpreters. The day will also include Worker Protection Standard training for workers and […]

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Registration is Now Open for the Healthy Soil-Healthy Water Workshop

The Dodge County Farmers for Healthy Soil-Healthy Water are once again partnering with the Dodge County Alliance to host the second annual Healthy Soil-Healthy Water Workshop in 2018 on Wednesday, February 7th and the Follow-up at the Farm Shop on Thursday Feb. 8th. The workshop will be held at the Juneau Community Center. Local Producers […]

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Soil, Water, & Nutrient Management Registration Open

The eight-location 2017 Soil, Water & Nutrient Management Meeting tour will come to Dodge County on Monday, December 4th. Dodge County University of Wisconsin Extension (UWEX) invites area crop consultants, agronomy supply specialists, farmers, and other interested parties to attend the 2017 Soil, Water, and Nutrient Management meeting in Juneau at the Dodge County Administration […]

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Pricing Wet Corn

It’s that time of the year when farmers monitor the weather waiting anxiously for moisture in corn kernels to drop before their final harvest begins. Greg Blonde, UW-Extension Waupaca County Agriculture Agent, says “a bushel of dry shell corn weighs 56 pounds at 15% percent kernel moisture. That’s over eight pounds of water in each bushel of ‘dry’ […]


Controlling Traffic, Controlling Compaction

“Producers should practice controlled traffic to reduce the areas in the field with wheel traffic compaction. Eighty to 85 percent of soil compaction damage is done with the first pass of the tires. If additional passes are made on the same traffic lanes, little additional compaction occurs. Because once a traffic lane has been driven […]

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Agricultural Vehicles on the Road

2017 Wisconsin Act 59 removed the sunset date of January 1, 2020 on weight related statutes for Implements of Husbandry and Agricultural Commercial Motor Vehicles (Ag CMV) or 2-vehicle combination transporting by trailer or semitrailer an IoH or Ag CMV to or from a farm related destination. This means the 23,000 pound per axle and […]