Nebraska Extension in Cherry County

Welcome to Nebraska Extension in Cherry County

365 N. Main St., Suite 3  (red brick Courthouse at corner of 4th and Main St.)
Valentine, NE  69201
402-376-1850                                                    Cherry County old courthouse

Tractor Safety Training 2017

Per federal law, all youth aged 14 and 15 that intend to work on a farm or ranch other than their parent's must obtain certification received through a Tractor Safety Course.  This course will be offered in Valentine at the Fairgrounds June 6 & 7.  Pre-registration must be received at the Nebraska Extension-Cherry County office by May 29.  There is a $60 fee. More information, a list of other training locations and dates, and the registration form are available from this link.  

 

Monday Extension Report

Nebraska Extension in Cherry County prepares a report that airs  each Monday on KVSH radio. Read the Monday Extension Report here.




BeefWatch Podcast

The BeefWatch Podcast provides timely information to help beef cattle producers improve the sustainability and profitability of their operations. Listen to recent episodes at http://feeds.feedburner.com/unlbeefwatch.

BeefWatch is provided by the Nebraska Extension Beef Systems team and is the audio companion to the UNL BeefWatch Newsletter.

Ranchers often have limited time to read, but have time in the pickup or tractor cab when they can listen. The BeefWatch Podcast brings you the information you need in a format you can use.

Subscribe in iTunes - On your computer or apple device you can subscribe in iTunes by clicking this link https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/unl-beefwatch/id964198047

Many Android phone apps allow you to search iTunes. Simply type BeefWatch into the search box of your podcast app.

Alternatively you can copy and paste this url into your podcast app http://feeds.feedburner.com/unlbeefwatch.

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Extension home study course prepares drone pilots for exam
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April 27, 2017

Lincoln, Neb. — Members of the public interested in earning a a Part 107 Remote Pilot certificate to fly unmanned aircraft (drones) for commercial purposes, are encouraged to refer to a new home study course offered by Nebraska Extension. This home study course focuses on the knowledge needed to successfully pass the computer-based Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) exam to earn a Remote Pilot certificate.

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Department of Agricultural Economics presents annual awards
Apr 4 –

April 27, 2017

Lincoln, Neb. — In April, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Agricultural Economics awarded Jay Rempe and the late Clayton Yeutter with 2017 Outstanding Alumni Awards. The Nebraska Bankers Association received the 2017 Outstanding Service Award.

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