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The mission of the Dodge County Alliance for Healthy Soil – Healthy Water is to build a community dedicated to soil and water health

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The 5th Annual Cover Crop Showcase was held at the Hoekstra Farm, Fox Lake, WI on Oct. 6. Over 30 individuals were in attendance, representing the farming community and lake property owners. A social hour at Cabby’s Grill took place following the showcase.

An area agronomist explains how the root structure of a cover crop is the key to holding soil in place, even during a major rainfall event.
The showcase had a perfect day to explore the engineering that the Hoekstra Farm has put in place to avoid soil run off.

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Dodge County is home to over 21,000 acres of surface water comprising of 31 lakes and ponds and 50 rivers and streams. The county has 2,000 farm operators working on over 300,000 cropland acres, with approximately 40,000 dairy cows plus other livestock. The Alliance, a self-funded non-profit organization, connects the farming community with the lake community while promoting Dodge County successes, education, and projects that improve soil and water.

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