Experience the Nebraska State Fair-- Aug. 26 to Sept. 5 in Grand Island --
View more than 12,000 4-H exhibits, taste food from local Nebraska companies and discover free interactive activities for youth. All at the Nebraska State Fair.
Beat the HeatNebraska Extension offers tips on handling cattle in hot weather.
WeCook Program Gives Healthy Options to Youth4-H's WeCook Program is helping low-income youth and their families create fun and nutritious meals.
Making 'SENSE' of Nitrogen UseProject SENSE adopts new technologies to focus on improving nitrogen use efficiency by fertilization during the growing season.
From Research to RealityNebraska Extension has delivered research-based knowledge to people through direct teaching, experiential learning opportunities and publication.
Nebraska Extension in Cheyenne, Kimball & Banner Counties
Nebraska 4-H Shooting Sports Leader Certification Workshop Offered in Bridgeport
A Nebraska 4-H Shooting Sports Leader Certification Workshop is scheduled for October in Bridgeport, NE. It will be held October 29-30 at the Prairie Winds Community Center in Bridgeport. The deadline to register for the session is October 19th.
Volunteers have the opportunity to become certified as an adult (21 years and older) or apprentice (14-20 years old) leader. Five project areas will be offered at the Bridgeport Workshop - rifle, shotgun, hunting skills, pistol, and archery. There is a minimum number of participants needed to offer these disciplines at the workshops. Workshop participants will learn under expert instruction from members of the Nebraska State 4-H Shooting Sports Training Team.
The registration fee is $100.00 per person for initial certification and $90.00 per person that are currently a certified instructor and are adding an additional discipline. This fee includes meals, supplies and program materials. Participants must make their own lodging arrangements. Registration on Saturday runs from 8:00 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.
For more workshop information and registration link, go to the 4-H Shooting Sports web page at http://4h.unl.edu/shooting-sports/instructor/calendar, contact your local Nebraska Extension Office or Steve Pritchard at (402) 395-2158 or (308) 536-2691.
Fall Seed Guide Available
The 2016 Fall Seed Guide is now available. Results from the Cheyenne County Dryland Variety Test Trial are included in the guide. Variety trials from other locations can be found at the link listed above.