Nebraska Extension in Greeley, Howard, Sherman, Valley

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Fungus can be both a good and a bad thing.  Mushrooms on pizza are an example of good fungus. Fungus in lawns, on the other hand, are nearer the other end of the spectrum.  If your turf is looking a little thin and brown in spots; you are not alone.  Fungus and hot temperatures have wreaked havoc on lawns this year, but there is still time to make your lawn look full and lush for this fall. 

Celebrate all things Nebraska and 4-H through this unique virtual scavenger hunt!

Nebraska 4-H, in partnership with the Nebraska 4-H Foundation, is celebrating the Nebraska Statehood 150 with the 4-H Clover Chase. Between March 1 - August 15, 2017, Nebraska 4-H will be 

hosting a photo scavenger hunt for all 4-H members. Each participant who completes the chase will receive a commemorative water bottle and be entered to win a drone!

Nominate your club for Nebraska 4-H Club of the Month! The Nebraska 4-H Foundation and Nebraska 4-H Ambassadors have joined together to start a program which recognizes 4-H clubs throughout the state of Nebraska. Any 4-H club may nominate themselves to be the Club of the Month. Nominations are due the second Friday of the month before the club will be the Club of the Month. The club who is chosen to be Club of the Month will receive a $50 cash card from the Nebraska 4-H Foundation and their story will be showcased on the Nebraska 4-H Foundation’s Facebook, Twitter, and website along with the State 4-H website and Facebook and in their local newspaper.

You can now sign up to receive text message reminders of 4-H deadlines, events and activities.

Here is how: Send a text message to 81010

In the message type: @784cae

 

You will receive 3 messages that will require a response:

Reply with your Full name to Join Central4H Quick Question: are you a student, parent or teacher? Reply S, P or T Next, download the Remind app to see messages you may have missed.

All State Fair and/or AkSarBen livestock families are required to obtain a premise ID in order to enter and show at the 2017 Nebraska State Fair or AkSarBen (beef exhibitors April 1 deadline and feeder calves, goats, sheep and swine June 1 deadline). Families showing livestock only at county fair do not need a premise ID. 

To Obtain a Premise ID visit the Nebraska Department of Agriculture website and apply.

If you have questions please call your local Central IV office or the NDA.

The Farm Service Agency makes loans to youth to establish and operate agricultural income-producing projects in connection with 4-H clubs, FFA and other agricultural groups. Projects must be planned and operated with the help of the organization advisor, produce sufficient income to repay the loan and provide the youth with practical business and educational experience. The maximum loan amount is $5,000 and minimum age requirement is 10. Contact your local FSA office if you are interested in learning more about this opportunity.



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