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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Nebraska Extension offers solar eclipse training for teachers
May 5 – Nebraska Extension and Raising Nebraska are partnering with the Hastings Museum to offer solar eclipse training for teachers and youth professionals before the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21. Read more
Student Spotlight: Moriah Heerten
May 5 – Meet Moriah Heerten, an agronomy and agricultural economics dual major from Springview, Neb. Read more