Extension Board Members Needed for 2019

Dixon County Extension Board is in need of 3 people to

fill in expiring terms on the board.  Click here for more

information and application.  Applications are due Dec.

15th at the Extension Office near Concord.

Dixon County Fair

July 31 (Entry Day), August 1- 4, 2019

2019 Fair Schedule *Coming Soon

 

Senior Scholarships Applications

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

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 Preliminary Report

 

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