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Dodge County Horticulture

Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald ash borer was first found infesting ash trees in the Detroit, Michigan, area  in the summer of 2002. Since that time, it has been detected in 27 states.

Find more information at the Nebraska Department of Agriculture website.

Educational Opportunities

Spring Class Schedule - 2017

2/9/2017 - Six Legged Friends and Foes
Jody Green & Honathan Larson, Extension Educators

2/16/2017 - Sustainable Turf
John Fech, Extension Educator

2/23/2017 - Fostering Fruit Trees & Truths of Organic Peticides
Connie Fisk, Extension Educator

3/2/2017 - The Good, Bad, and Ugly of Running a Profitable Vegetable Farm
Danelle Myer, Owner, One Farm

3/9/2017 - Landscaping Your Rain Garden for Maximum Benefits
Katie Pekarek, Extension Educator

3/16/2017 - Basic Plant Propagation
Scott Evans, Horticulture Program Coordinator 

Master Gardener Program

What is a Master Gardener?
Master Gardeners are trained volunteers who assist Nebraska Extension Educators provide horticultural information to Nebraskans.  The Master Gardener Program is a national program that started in Washington State in 1972. Master Gardeners provide only research-based information, giving the public accurate and tested answers to their questions.

Master Gardener Training Information and Dates

Lawn and Garden - Community Environment

Commercial or Noncommercial Pesticide License Information

News Releases





Growing Up - A Newsletter for Master Gardeners