Nebraska Extension in Custer County
2017 CHEMIGATION TRAINING DATE
Annual Chemigation Training will be held on Monday, February 27th in Broken Bow at the 4- H building on the Custer County Fairgrounds, located at Hwy 70 & Memorial Drive. The meeting will start at 1:00 p.m.
Pre-registration is required for the training, however, there is no cost to attend. To register or for more information, contact Nebraska Extension in Custer County at 308-872-6831.
Statewide chemigation training dates can be found here.
Grain marketing workshops will be offered at several sites across Nebraska to assist grain producers to minimize losses during this time of low prices.
Nebraska Extension Educators will present location and commodity specific marketing information. Topics include developing a written marketing plan, and understanding basis and carrying charges. The workshops feature the Marketing in a New Era simulator and the Grain Marketing Plan smartphone application.
2017 Custer County Fair
The dates for the 2017 Custer County Fair have been announced. The dates are July 28th through August 3rd.
Below are some highlights of the recent Custer County Ag Society meeting:
Election of Officers:
President, Kent Nelson, Vice President, Travis Schauda, Secretary, Scott Reynolds, Treasurer, Steve Horn
Appointment of Board Member:
Marla Stallbaumer, Oconto, was appointed to replace resigning member Jared Slagle.
Contact information for all Custer County Ag Society members can be found here
2017 Custer County 4-H Public Speaking Contest
Thursday, April 6 - 6:30 p.m. 4-H Building at the Custer County Fairgrounds, Broken Bow
Purpose: Encourage youth to develop communication skills through public speaking. Parents and speech coaches are encouraged to help the 4-H member with the speech, but we do not want your parents or other persons to write the speech for you or for you to copy what others have written.
Contest Rules and Regulations
All New volunteer leaders must complete the screening form. Volunteer Screening Form needs to be completed and returned to Lincoln. New leaders also need to complete the online registration using 4-H Online enrollment to become leaders for the new year.
Please contact the Nebraska Extension in Custer County office at 308-872-6831 with any questions about how to volunteer.
2017 Custer County Premium Book Cover Photo Contest
Custer County 4-H members (4-H age 8-18) are invited to enter the 2017 Custer County Premium Book Cover Photo Contest. The 2017 Custer County Fair Premium Book will be in a magazine format with a full color, gloss cover.
The winning photo will be selected by the Custer County 4-H Council and placed on the cover of the 2017 Custer County Fair Premium Book.
Feb 2 – Nebraska 4-H youth and volunteers in all 93 counties will have the opportunity to join the Nebraska 150 Celebration by participating in the 4-H Clover Chase developed by Nebraska Extension 4-H Youth Development, in partnership with the Nebraska 4-H Foundation. Read more
Feb 2 – Farmers have numerous sources of technology and data available to use in their operations, but many producers struggle with what kind and how much technology they need. Read more