Dixon County Fair

July 29 (Entry Day), July 30 - August 2, 2020

2020 Fair Schedule

Dixon County 4-H

October 22, 2019 - Nutrition & Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care (NAP SACC) at Madison County Extension, Norfolk - Call Sarah Roberts for more information at                         (402) 584-3830 or sarah.paulos@unl.edu

Master Gardener Hotline

The Master Gardener Horticulture Helpline is available to answer gardening questions and to take samples for identification/diagnosis during the following times and days.  The helpline is a service to everyone, regardless of what county they are from.

May through September:  Mondays, 9:00 am to 12:00 noon, Washington County Extension, 402 426-9455

Tuesdays, 1:00 to 4:00 pm, Cuming County Extension, 402 672-6006

Wednesdays and Fridays, 9:00 am to 12:00 noon, 402 727-2775

Dixon County Noxious Weed (Allen, NE) 402-635-2129
Online NebGuides - Extension Publications
Horticulture Updates

Emerald Ash Borer

Japanese Beetles

The Hard Truth about Rocks at the Bottom of  Planting Containers

Compromising Tree Health

Raised Beds Around Trees- Bad Idea for Landscaping

Maple Bladder Galls "Feckles" on the Leaves

Leaf Scorch

Herbicide Damage to Vegetable Plants

Grasshoppers Damage

Crop Watch 

Nebraska Farm Real Estate  2019 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Report

 

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Nebraska Extension offers crop scout training in March

February 13, 2020

Lincoln, Neb. —Agricultural industry representatives and corn and soybean growers wanting to learn how to better manage corn and soybean pests should plan to attend the Nebraska Extension Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers on March 11. The workshop will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

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Farm bill program enrollment video resources available

February 11, 2020
The Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has published video resources on farm bill details and decisions for producers as the March 15 deadline for new program enrollment decision approaches.

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