Nebraska Extension in Custer County
Dear 4-H Families,
A donor recently established a scholarship specifically for 4-H members involved in Custer County 4-H. Below is the criteria for the scholarship, please feel free to forward this information on to anyone that would benefit. Applicants must be seniors at any Custer County high school and the applications are due February 1st. Applications can be downloaded from our website, http://www.custercountyfoundation.org/Default.aspx?shortcut=all-custer-county-students&__m=4413. This scholarship is through the Custer County Foundation Scholarship program.
“Ranching for Profitability” Programs Held Across Nebraska
What are pillars to beef productivity? Grazing, reproduction, economics, and cattle health are key to beef profitability and will be covered in half-day workshops across Nebraska by beef specialists and educators.
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.
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.
Central Nebraska Master Gardener Program Trainings Offered
Do you enjoy plants and gardening? Looking to learn more and hone your skills but don’t know where to go? The Master Gardener program will educate you on many aspects of horticulture, allow you to test your knowledge and skills, all while serving your local community.
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
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