Nebraska Extension in Brown, Keya Paha, and Rock Counties

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Plum Creek Rangers have been awarded the Nebraska 4-H Club of the Month for February 2017.  This club from Johnstown NE in Brown County has truly made a difference in their community.  The club is very dedicated to building strong citizenship and teamwork through various community service activities.

Monday, March 27 - Keya Paha Schools 12 p.m.

Tuesday, March 28 - Rock Co Schools 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 29 - Ainsworth Public Schools 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Home schooled youth - parents please contact the office for more information.

No registration necessary, school is a 100% participation K-12 grades

Courtesy of DuPont Pioneer and Brian Vogelsang

Barn quilts are popping up all over Nebraska, and this unique art for is just for barns anymore. Popular quilt designs, along with brand new creations can be seen adorning barns, homes, and businesses.  This page features a collection of barn quilts in Southeast Nebraska that you can drive (or walk) by, and we’ve included links to websites and brochures that offer more information. If you’re looking for family-friendly activities that combine art, scenic beauty, history, and tradition, add barn quilt viewing to your list.

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With the recent declines in crop and livestock prices, many farm and ranch families are experiencing financial stress.  To help producers navigate this period of low prices, Nebraska Extension has trained 21 educators in two workshops (1) Quicken for Farm and Ranch Record Keeping and (2) Financial Literacy: Basic Financial Documents......for more information

Nebraska Extension in Brown, Keya Paha, and Rock Counties

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Junior faculty earn awards for excellence in research
Mar 3 – The Agricultural Research Division (ARD) of the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln presented awards to three assistant professors on March 22, in recognition of excellence in research. Read more
LEAD fellowship applications available for group 37
Mar 3 – Fellowship applications for Nebraska LEAD (Leadership Education/Action Development) group 37 are now available for men and women involved in production agriculture or agribusiness. Read more