Nebraska Extension in Dawson County

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Nebraska Extension is hosting a series of meetings across the West Central District to discuss production issues and research updates for our area. 

RSVP by Monday, January 29th, 2018.

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UNL Extension Tractor Safety Classes Offered Across Nebraska

       Nebraska Extension Tractor Safety & Hazardous Occupations Courses will take place at twelve Nebraska locations this year. Teens 14 or 15 years of age who will work on a farm should plan to attend.

       Federal law prohibits youth under 16 years of age from working on a farm for anyone other than parents or legal guardians. Certification received through this course grants an exemption to the law allowing 14- and 15-year-olds to drive a tractor and to do field work with specific mechanized equipment.

If you signed up for the Design Decisions project, please watch the following two PowerPoints as an aid to help you before planning out and implementing your design choices.

Design Elements & Principles - Part 1

Design Elements & Principles - Part 2

Seasonal information for lawns, trees & shrubs, landscape ornamentals, fruits & vegetables,, and insects & pests.

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Nebraska Extension in Dawson County

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Faculty Spotlight: Kimberly Clark
Mar 20 – Meet Kimberly Clark, a campus-based statewide dairy extension educator for Nebraska Extension.  Read more
Capturing value in cropping systems using cattle the focus of April 4 field day
Mar 8 – Grazing cattle on cropland can be a win-win situation for both crop production and livestock feeding. A Nebraska Extension field day on April 4 will provide a unique learning and networking opportunity for cattle operators and those involved in crop production. Read more