Nebraska Extension in Kearney County

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Strengthen your parent-child relationship with the Circle of Security™ Parenting Series. 

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Classes in Hastings begin on Wednesday, August 16th.   For more information or to register, call Lynn DeVries at Nebraska Extension in Adams County:  (402)461-7209.

The Business of Child Care

 3-006.08B  Child Care Management Training:  The director must complete child care management training for child care center directors developed by the Early Childhood Training Center (ECTC).  Any proposed equivalent training must be approved by the Department.  This must be completed by May 2018 if you were licensed prior to May 20, 2013.

The first training module is September 8, 2017.  Download the Child Care Training flyer for more information and to register.

Pain in the BACK:  Preventing Back Pain in Agriculture

Back pain is the most common cause of job related disability. On average, health care costs for individuals with low back pain are 60% higher than individuals without back pain. These ailments not only impact older adults, but also impact youth as well. Due to the physical demands of the job, back pain and injury are common conditions that impact farmers and ranchers.



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'Backyard Farmer' live tapings coming to Grand Island, Nebraska City
Aug 8 – Fans of the popular lawn-and-garden TV series "Backyard Farmer" are invited to attend two free live tapings. Read more
'Backyard Farmer' live tapings coming to Grand Island, Nebraska City
Aug 8 – Fans of the popular lawn-and-garden TV series "Backyard Farmer" are invited to attend two free live tapings. Read more