Nebraska Extension in Antelope County

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The 4-H resources are now located in the gray bar on the left side of the 4-H page! This includes all of the Record Books, Camp Info, Fair Info, Animal Science Resources, & Etc. You can also access them by clicking HERE! If you have any questions on where to find something, please get ahold of someone in the office at 402-887-5414.

As children, the most common phrase that we heard from our parents during the summer months was, “go outside and play”. This outdoor time was spent playing sports, tag games, going on walks, and exploring the wilderness. Upon entering adulthood, going outside and playing seems like nothing more than a distant memory and an activity of the past.

Please visit HERE to see upcoming livestock shows in the Area!

Please visit HERE to see upcoming Horse Shows & Clinics in the area!

This spring, Nebraska 4-H is asking alumni to raise their hands! We believe that every child deserves the chance to succeed. If you’re a 4-H alumni or know someone 

The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) has confirmed that emerald ash borer (EAB) was discovered during a site inspection in Omaha’s Pulaski Park on June 6, 2016. Nebraska becomes the 27th state to confirm the presence of EAB, joining neighboring states of Iowa, Missouri, Kansas and Colorado. The current treatment consideration zone extends from Fort Calhoun to Plattsmouth and from Gretna to east of Council Bluffs (see map, right column). The yearly window of time that is recommended for treating an ash tree is closing. If a tree is treated any time after mid-June the chemical will not distribute throughout the tree as much as it would have earlier in the spring so it would be best to wait until next year. Click to learn more.



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Staff Spotlight: Cheryl Dunn
Jun 6 – Meet Cheryl Dunn, research manager and herbarium curator for the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture. Read more
Mosquitoes long plague humanity
Jun 6 – Mosquitoes have plagued humanity for millennia, causing yellow fever, malaria, and more recently, West Nile Virus (WNV) and Zika Virus. Read more