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Help "Keep Northeast Nebraska Beautiful" clean up Hwy 77!
Come one, come all on April 22nd from 9:30 - Noon to pitch in and help.
meet at 1165 W 29th Street in South Sioux City.  Weather Cancellations will be posted at South Sioux City Hall & on Facebook@keepNortheastNebraskaBeautiful.  Contact Saaly at:  or Dawn @ 712-224-8905

Shine up the silver, wipe the spots of your stemware.  Try your hand at the Favorite Foods Revue.  4-H'ers plan a menu (usually with a theme), prepare a table setting for 1 person. Then pick one food item from your menu to prepare and share with the judge.  Flyer & rules

It's coming!  The annual 4-H Presentation Contest.  Contest date is May 11th, 2017 at the United Church of Pender.  A 4-H Presentation is basically a speech with props!  Try something new, learn a new skill, enhance you public speaking skills.  Try out the Presentation contest.  Registration deadline is: May 4th, 2017:  For more information

Junior Robotics Camps Students going into 1st, 2nd and 3rd grades

April Newsletter (13 pgs PDF 1.63 MB)  Special Garden Seeds are in Check out our updated website Poultry & Rabbit Workshop CWF Trip Guidelines for Cloverkids animal exhibits Favorite Foods Rev (DATE CHANGE) Presentation Contest (DATE CHANGE) Sheep, Goat & Pig sale Summer Robotics camps Hwy 77 Clean up Interview Contest All this and more in the April 4-H in Focus.....

Learn the how & why of Cover Crops on April 29th, 2017  10:00 A.M. to Noon at the South Sioux City Library.  

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Nebraska Extension field crop scout training is May 10
Apr 4 – Growers and industry representatives who want to learn how to better manage corn and soybean pests are encouraged to register for Nebraska Extension's field crop scout training course May 10 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center (formerly the Agricultural Research and Development Center) near Mead. Read more
Nebraska Extension creating healthy environments
Apr 4 – Through statewide programming and dynamic partnerships, Extension team members reached over 63,000 Nebraskans with programs focused on healthy habits in 2016. Read more