Nebraska Extension in Dixon County

 

 

TRACTOR SAFETY COURSES PLANNED

            The 2016 Tractor Safety Trainings will be held in seven locations across the state during May, June, and July.

            Any youth 14 or 15 years of age who works on a farm or ranch other than his/her parents’ is required to be certified through a tractor safety course.  Extension Educators and field specialists will teach the 2-day courses.

                        Cost for the course is $60, which includes all course materials, lunch both days and breaks.  Registration is requested a week prior to class.  For details or to register, contact the Nebraska Extension Office in Dixon County call 402-584-2234.  Click here for the flyer.


2016 Dixon County Fair Dates:  

July 30-August  3, 2016

4-H Fairbook

Open Class Fairbook

Dixon County State Fair Results

Dixon County School Enrichment Catalog
Learning Child- Pre K -2nd Grade Programming Catalog

Check out the above two catalog for more School Enrichment programs offered in Dixon County.

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Crop Watch 

Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Highlights for 2013-2014

Cash Rental Rates on pages 13 & 14

Land Manager's Program DVD

Adjustments for Next Year's Pasture Leases

Drought Information 

 

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