Nebraska Extension in Hall County

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We are excited to have you join the 4-H family in Hall County!  For more information on what 4-H has to offer, check out our welcome packet (pdf).

UNL Extension Tractor Safety Classes Offered Across Nebraska

Nebraska Extension Tractor Safety & Hazardous Occupations Courses will take place at nine Nebraska locations this year. Teens 14 or 15 years of age who will work on a farm should plan to attend.

Federal law prohibits youth under 16 years of age from working on a farm for anyone other than parents or legal guardians. Certification received through this course grants an exemption to the law allowing 14- and 15-year-olds to drive a tractor and to do field work with specific mechanized equipment.

Explore - Create - Learn

Kids College is a fun, educational program for children ages 5 and up. Classes start in May and run through July. Come join the fun!

Kids College classes offer a wide range of experiences for children. Many basic life skills are taught including sewing, cooking, self-defense, recycling and more. Learn ceramics, pottery, photography and build a solar car. And that's not all! Make a color wheel, do science experiments, go fishing and explore your heritage. Practice archery, BB gun or teach your dog how to behave. Explore, create and learn!

2017 Kids College Flyer (complete class listing & registration form)

Zoom @ Noon is a new way for 4-H families to connect with 4-H staff each month, ask questions, and hear the latest updates. Have questions about a contest? Need help with your fair registration? New to 4-H and need support? We’re here for you!  Connect with us wherever you are using your computer or mobile device. Click on the link and join the conversation.

The first time you join you will need to download what is referred to as the “Zoom Launcher Plugin.”  When you click on the link for the meeting, the launcher download should start automatically and walk you through the steps.  You do not need to create an account or profile to join.

An additional requirement for exhibitors wishing to compete at the Nebraska State Fair in either the 4-H or FFA shows is the requirement of a Premise ID number. After the implementation of EID tags last year, each exhibitor will have to obtain a Premises ID number through the Nebraska Department of Agriculture in 2017. These Premises ID numbers are a required step in the usage of EID tags.  An exception was made by NDA in 2016 in regards to the Premise ID numbers as the transition was made to EID tags.

Download the Flyer and Registration Form

Norovirus is a highly contagious virus. Those who contract this nasty bug may experience gastroenteritis, inflammation of the stomach and intestines. This leads to diarrhea, vomiting, and stomach pain.

It only takes a very small amount of the norovirus particles to make you sick and it can spread easily in enclosed places such as day care centers. This training is designed to teach all child care providers on the importance of the proper way to clean up bodily fluids to avoid spreading disease. Our next training will be April 6, 2017 in Central City.



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