Nebraska Extension in Box Butte County

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Monday March 27, 2017 5:30-7:30 pm at the Westside Event Center,  Meal - Silent Auction - Buy & Take Table - FUN!!   "Fun"draiser information   

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.

Diabetes is a serious problem, but research shows that controlling diabetes makes a huge difference. If one keeps blood sugar close to normal it reduces the chances of serious health problems such as blindness, kidney failure and amputations.   The class, Control Diabetes for Life will be offered by Nebraska Extension at three locations in the North Panhandle.  Click here for dates and more information.

UNL Extension Tractor Safety Classes across Nebraska will take place at nine locations this year.  Click here for more information.   Tractor Safety Flier & Registration Form

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 Wednesday, May 10, 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.

Nebraska Extension in Box Butte County

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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