Nebraska Extension in Dixon County

Dixon County Fair  August 1- 5, 2018

                      2018 Fair Schedule

2017 State Fair Results

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

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

Learning Child-For Parents and Childcare Providers Programming Flyer

Crop Watch 

Adjustments for Next Year's Pasture Leases

Drought Information 

 

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Nebraska Extension helps farm families plan for the future
Aug 8 – Nebraska Extension is focused on making sure those at the front line of the agriculture industry — farm and ranch families — have a plan in place for how operations will be managed for years to come. Read more
Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory to host 19th annual open house
Aug 6 – Those interested in cattle and natural resource management are encouraged to attend the 19th annual open house at the Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory Aug. 22 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. MDT. Read more