Nebraska Extension in Lincoln, Logan & McPherson Counties

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Don't forget to register for 4S Goat. Registration is due SEPTEMBER 15th! For more information on what 4S Goat is or need the reistration papers click here.

Check out our exciting list of School Enrichment programs we have planned for this year. These programs give the students a hands on, real world look at the curriculum they learn in the classroom. We have many opportunities to choose from. Click here to take you to the list of programs we have.  For further information reguarding any of these programs call the Extension Office, (308) 532-2683.

Planting a garden can be more than just eating for the summer time. Preserving your fruits and vegetables can alow you to have home grown vegetables and fruits whenever you want them. This can be a fun project, but you want to make sure your tools are up to regulation to keep you safe. The USDA recommends pressure canner guages be tested regularly for accuracy.

4S Goat Expo Seminar will be held Saturday October 7th starting at 10:00 AM with a welcome.  The topics covered are: The Benefits of Grazing Goats on a Cattle Operation, Marketing Goats in Nebraska, Birthing Problems, Goat Diseases, Meat Goat Judging Contest for Youth, Parasite Mangement and Famacha Training, The Benefits of Purchasing Quality Genetics and Fiting Goats for Show.  Featured Speakers for the seminar are Lee Dana, Double D Boer Goats, Clay Center Nebraska,  Brian Vander Ley, DVM, PhD, DACVMP, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Great Plains Veterinary Education Center, Bronc and Melissa Nicholson, M & N Boer Goats, Chadron Nebraska, Randy Saner, Nebraska Extension Educator, Lincoln, Logan and McPherson Counties and a Goat Producer Panel. 



Nebraska Extension in Lincoln, Logan & McPherson Counties

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