Nebraska Extension in Cedar County

Upcoming Cedar County Programs

Private Pesticide Applicator Training - Pesticide Safety Education Programs are required for individuals applying restricted use pesticides.
      February 10 - Laurel Learning Center    1:00 pm

Click2Science Teens as Teachers - February 7 - 1:00 pm at Haskell Ag Lab, Concord

4-H/FFA Beef Weigh-In
- February 13 - 10:00-11:30 am at Laurel Veterinary Clinic - any youth wishing to participate in the market beef rate of gain contest at the Cedar County Fair, Nebraska State Fair, or Ak-Sar-Ben are required to weigh-in their animal.

4-H Kick-Off Party
- February 14 - 4:30 pm at Kiwanis 4-H Ice Rink, Yankton

Managing Cattle Market Risk Workshop
- February 18 - 12:00 noon at Bloomfield Community Center

Beef Profit Tips Workshop - March 4 at 12:00 noon at Cedar County Extension Office

Chemigation Training - March 9 - 9:00 am at Cedar County Extension Office

Cedar County Fair:  July 20 - 24, 2016

Co-parenting for Successful Kids - Court approved educational program for families affected by divorce.  Classes available online or on-site

Agricultural News Releases by Jim Jansen

Farm Lease Forms for Cash, Crop-Share, Pasture, etc...
Nebraska Beef Cow Record Card - cow performance record
2015 Nebraska Crop Budgets (full report)
       to view budgets for individual crops and operations visit

2014 Nebraska Farm Custom Rates  (biennial reports)
                Custom Rates - Part 1     spring & summer operations
                Custom Rates - Part 2    fall & miscellaneous operations


Nebraska Extension in Cedar County

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Nebraska Cover Crop Conference set for Feb. 25
Feb 2 – The Nebraska Cover Crop Conference will take place Feb. 25 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Agricultural Research and Development Center. Read more
Central Plains Irrigation Conference set for Feb. 23-24 in Kearney
Feb 2 – The Central Plains Irrigation Conference is scheduled for Feb. 23-24 in Kearney. The meeting is hosted by Nebraska Extension in collaboration with Kansas State University and Colorado State University. Read more