‘Alice’ Finals to be Hosted by Dodge County in 2016
Dodge County will host the 69th annual Alice in Dairyland Finals event in May 2016. State Agriculture Secretary Brancel made the announcement Saturday during the Finale event for the selection of the 68th Alice in Dairyland in Manitowoc County.
Agriculture provides nearly a fifth of the jobs in Dodge County and $2.9 billion in economic activity. The county consistently ranks among the top five in the state for conventional crops such as corn for grain, soybeans, peas, tobacco, and winter wheat, as well as livestock such as hogs and pigs. It is also among the top ten counties in milk production, cattle and calves, and pheasants sold in the state.
A new Alice is selected each year from a group of finalists during a months-long public job interview.