Nebraska Extension in Box Butte County

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The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) has announced the dates and sites for Chemigation Training sessions for the Panhandle. One can attend any of those listed here or others around the state.

Private pesticide applicators with licenses expiring in 2017, and anyone seeking first-time private applicator certification, should plan to attend upcoming training sessions in Alliance.  All trainings will be held at the Box Butte County Extension Office.   2017 Training Dates

Registration begins ½ hour prior to the training.  There is a $30 fee payable at the door and space is limited to the first 30 RSVPs per session.  For more information, call Box Butte County Extension Office at 762-5616.

Nebraska Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) volunteer, Jeanne Murray, will be in Alliance at the University of Nebraska Box Butte County Extension Office, 415 Black Hills Ave, on Monday, March 13, 2017, to help persons new to Medicare in 2017, Medicare & Medicaid beneficiaries with Prescription Drug Plans and answer Medicare questions.  To schedule an appointment, call Jeanne at 308-632-6554.  Leave a message, if needed.

Grain marketing workshops will be offered at several sites across Nebraska starting in November to assist grain producers minimize losses during this time of low prices.  More information and registration here.

2017 Annual Results Update at the Knight Museum & Sandhills Center, Alliance, February 24, 9 am - 2 pm  

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