Nebraska Extension in Dodge County

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Eating Smart and Moving More - 

This nutrition education program will focus on 7 topics that addrss the fundamentals of eating healthy meals on a budget, and the importance of physical activity. Each lesson will be taught by a Registered Dietitian and will focus on a different topic to help you to Eat Smart and Move More.  Lessons include recipe sampling and cooking techniques.

Nebraska Extension in Dodge County helped the STEAM program with a community garden project at Linden Elementary School in Fremont.  

The Fremont Tribune covered this program in a recent article.  Read full article.  

A recent article in the Fremont Tribune highlighting  Master Gardener, Rich Apking helping the public at the Dodge County Extension Office.  Read full article.  Photo by Tammy Real-McKeighan

You can find more horticulture information at the Community Environment and Backyard Farmer web sites.  


A new online tool from Nebraska Extension aims to connect farmers and cattle producers to encourage mutually beneficial agreements to use crop residue for grazing. The Crop Residue Exchange tool provides a searchable database of cropland available for grazing.

After creating an account, farmers can list available cropland by drawing their plot on an interactive map and entering information on the type of residue, fencing, water availability and dates available.

“The purpose of the Dodge County 4-H Council is to assist the Dodge County Extension Staff in the promotion of 4-H and to help plan and carry out the various activities pertinent to the Dodge County 4-H Program.”

Therefore, the elected 4-H Council members are empowered to make decisions regarding the Dodge County 4-H Program.

Dodge & Scribner-Snyder School District (Two-Year Term)
Kelly Witte

Logan View School Districts (Two-Year Term)
Rachel Purcell*

Fremont School District (Two-Year Term)
Jeff Hartman

North Bend School District (Two-Year Term)
Krysten Mottl*

ADULT - At Large / No Boundaries (Two-Year Term)



The purpose of the “Nebraska 150 Celebration” is to be creative in all project areas. If your exhibit represents Nebraska Heritage in any way, please label your entry tag with this special sticker. You can pick up a sticker from the Project Superintendent at the time of entry. Each labeled project will receive a special recognition certificate. The top three exhibits will receive a special award. All “Nebraska 150 Celebration” exhibits will be placed in a separate booth to commemorate the celebration.


Nebraska Extension in Dodge County

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Nebraska Extension seeks farm, ranch succession plan survey participants
Sep 20 – Nebraska Extension is encouraging the state’s farmers and ranchers to complete a survey regarding their farm or ranch succession plans. Read more
Nebraska Extension to launch beef webinar series targeting feedyards
Sep 15 – Nebraska Extension is offering a new way to get information on timely beef topics in a series of hosted webinars. Read more