Nebraska Extension in Dakota County

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Tri-State Child Care Conference child care conference

Join Child Care Providers from the Tri-State area for this one day educational event.  It will give child care providers six hours of required training.  This year's keynote speak will be Patricia Dischler.  Her conference opening remarks focus on "Turning the Job You Love Into the Career You'll Keep". 
Conference information

 September Newsletter (10 Pages pdf 1587kb )

  •     Career Portfolios
  • Dakota County 4-H Achievement Night
  • National 4-H Month
  • Husker Harvest Days
  • National Science Experiment Day
  • Volunteer training
  • Shooting Sports Leader Certification
  • All this and more in this months 4-H in Focus.....

Interested in results from the 4-H Show's?    Complete list of all news releases

2015 Dakota~Thurston County 4-H Fairbook

south view of USDA Service center - location of Nebraska Extension in Dakota County

 We are  located at 1505 Broadway in Dakota City.  We share our office space with the Natural Resource District (NRD).


Nebraska Extension in Dakota County

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Scientist to Discuss Impact of Climate Change on Nebraska's Forests
Oct 10 – As wildfires and flooding continue to cause damage throughout North America, the Nebraska Forest Service moves to better understand and prepare for change with a free public lecture on "Climate Change: Implications for Nebraska's Forests" Oct. 13 in Lincoln. Read more
African Research Interest Group
Sep 9 – The IANR Office of Global Engagement and the School of Natural Resources will be hosting an event for those interested in sharing their research experience in the African continent or willing to engage in new collaborations. Read more