Skip to main content

Explore the Dixon Springs Agricultural Center


We know Southern Illinois is unique. 

You need information that is specific to your life, your home, and your business. Dixon Spring Ag Research Center digs deep into topics that matter to you. The research we do impacts each day, helping you be happier, healthier, more successful, and more productive. 


Image of report cover on photo of lake
Illinois continues work to improve waterways by reducing nutrient pollution
URBANA, Ill. — The loss of nutrients into Illinois’ lakes, streams, and rivers harms water quality here and downstream all the way to the Gulf of Mexico. The Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy, NLRS, was established in 2015 and is designed to reduce nutrient pollution in Illinois’...
Farmer and AgrAbility client services rep assessing farm equipment.
Illinois AgrAbility ready to serve farmers across the state
URBANA, Ill. — Farmers have always been the backbone of America. The state of Illinois includes 72,650 farms that cumulatively harvest over 27 million acres and are operated by 118,000 producers. The work involved is not only the farmer’s livelihood but rather their way of life. ...

Extension Staff serving Dixon Springs

Check out Illinois Extension’s complete offerings