Nebraska Extension in Clay County

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Dr. David Kohl will be presenting Dec. 14th from 1-4 p.m. at the Bruning Opera House.  Cow/Calf College will be held  January 31st from 10-3:30 p.m. at the U.S. MARC near Clay Center; registration starts at 9:30 a.m. ** Managing for Difficult Times workshop will be held in Feburary 22nd at the Fillmore Co. Fairgrounds from 9:30 - 3:00 p.m. **  Tips & Tricks for Women in Agriculture will be  held in Feburary 27nd at Lazy Horse Vineyard starting at 6:00 p.m.  **

Farmers and Ranchers Brochure

The Clay County and Fillmore County Extension Staff invite all the 4-H Volunteers and leaders to a fun filled evening to kick-off the 2017 4-H year!  To show our appreciation, a meal will be provided, along with A Real Colors Session by Brandy.  Get ready for the 2017 4-H year by sharing ideas and getting updated training inforamtion!  Please RSVP to the Fillmore County Extension Office before February 6th.  402-759-3712. 

4-H Volunteer Appreciation Night Flyer

Clay County is fortuante to have an outstanding 4-H Shooting Sports program.  If you are new or returning to the program, you may participate by following the guidelines.  Equipment is furnished for all disciplines however, if you have your own archery equipment, you may use that.  All youth ages 8-18 by Jan. 1 of current year are invited to participate.  Air Rifle participants must have completed Hunter Safety. 

Sunday, Jan 15 from 1-3:00pm at the fairgrounds.  Schedule practice times, submit apaperwork and fees, meet instructors, equipment check.

Private Applicator Training for producers who apply presticides on their own farm.  May attend any of these locations or may also attend Crop Production Clinics.

4-H Online Enrollment is now open for 2017 4-H year.  This will be very much like enrollment last year.  After opening into the program select that you have a profile.

Nebraska Extension in Clay County

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Nebraska Extension offering land applicator training in Jan. and Feb.
Jan 1 – Eight Nebraska Extension offices across the state will offer workshops in January and February providing livestock and crop farmers with information on how to turn manure nutrients into better crop yields while protecting the environment. Read more
Nebraska a natural fit for new IANR chief
Jan 1 – Meet Mike Boehm, IANR vice chancellor at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and NU vice president for agriculture and natural resources. Read more