Free Webinar Series to Focus on FinancesNebraska Extension is hosting a series of webinars aim to provide farmers and ranchers with financial principles they can apply to their own operations.
Extension Helps Growers Generate ResultsThe Nebraska On-Farm Research Network provides an opportunity for growers to get questions answered about their own fields.
From Research to RealityNebraska Extension has delivered research-based knowledge to people through direct teaching, experiential learning opportunities and publication.
Mueller Awarded for Preparedness EffortsMueller was honored for her efforts towards creating a stronger community through preparedness planning and disaster preparation to enhance community readiness and resilience.
Nebraska Extension in Nemaha County
Welcome to Nebraska Extension in Nemaha County
Nebraska Extension and the Nebraska Soybean Board are sponsoring regional workshops on Thursday, December 3rd, in Otoe County in Syracuse at the Kimmel Ag Expo Center on the fairgrounds from 9:00 am-Noon and near Weeping Water at the Cass County Extension Office from 1:30-4:30 pm. Each 3 hour workshop will include information on current land prices, cash rents, related market trends, discuss landowner-tenant relations and introduce flexible leasing arrangements. These workshops are free, but you need to pre-register; handouts and refreshments will be provided. To register for the Syracuse workshop call 402-269-2301 and for the Cass County Workshop call 402-267-2205.
Farmland Lease Workshops - December 3
Field to Market Assessments to Improve Efficiency Workshop - December 8The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension in Nemaha County announces that Auburn will be a host site for a new series of workshops that employs the agricultural industry authored Field to Market tool to estimate efficiency of input use and environmental sustainability for your farming practices. The workshop is sponsored by Nebraska Extension, Nebraska Corn Board and Nebraska Soybean Board. Participating farmers will use a new web based tool called the Fieldprint® Calculator. For more information see the Field to Market webpage associated with this website or the Field to Market Workshop Flyer (PDF, 1 pg, 361 KB)
(PDF, 2 pgs, 1 MB)
Farm Beginnings® is an educational training and support program designed to help people who want to evaluate and plan their farm enterprise. Farm Beginnings® participants engage in a mentorship experience and network with a variety of successful, innovative farmers; attend practical, high quality seminars, field days and conferences. The 2016 Farm Beginnings® Classes will be held in Weeping Water, NE at the Cass County Extension Office.
Farm Beginnings® 2016 Brochure (PDF, 2 pgs, 1 MB)
Farm Beginnings® Application (PDF, 3 pgs, 42 KB)
The keynote speaker for the 2016 Great Plains Fruit & Vegetable Growers Conference is set, and plans underway to celebrate the 20th year of this conference. It will be held at Missouri Western College in St. Joseph, MO on January 7-9, 2016. For more information go to the conference webpage.
2016 4-H Enrollment Information
Now's the time to enroll in 4-H. All 4-H youth and volunteers will enroll in clubs and projects through 4HOnline, a web-based enrollment system that will allow families to enroll on a personal computer or mobile device. To enroll go to: ne.4honline.com.
Resources to help you enroll:
Step-by-Step Instruction Sheet for 1st time enrollment (PDF, 14 pgs, 731 KB)
Reenrollment Instruction Sheet (PDF, 8 pgs, 971 KB)
Volunteer Reenrollment Instruction Sheet (PDF, 6 pgs, 605 KB)
2016 Nemaha County 4-H Project List (PDF, 2 pgs, 223 KB)
4-H Scholarship Information
The Nemaha County 4-H Council Scholarship application for seniors in High School is due on January 15, 2016. The application has changed from previous years and is more in-depth but there are also two $1,000.00 scholarships available along with $100.00 scholarships to those deserving applicants.
Nemaha County 4-H Council Scholarship 2016 (PDF, 1 pg, 65 KB)
Also available for 4-H Seniors is the Martha & Don Romeo Scholarship offered by the Nebraska Association of Fair Managers. Deadline for this scholarship application is December 1, 2015.
Martha & Don Romeo Scholarship (Word, 6 pgs, 17 KB) (PDF, 6 pgs, 27 KB)
Agricultural articles written by Gary Lesoing, Extension Educator in Nemaha County, are available on the Nemaha County Agricultural Articles page associated with this website.
See articles written by Gary Lesoing, Extension Educator in Nemaha County, available on the Lawn & Garden Articles page associated with this website.
Nemaha County Ag Line
Quarterly Ag Line Newsletters written by Gary Lesoing, Extension Educator in Nemaha County, are available on line on the Nemaha County Ag Line Newsletter page.
For information about SARE Webinar recordings go to the Nebraska SARE Webinars page. If you have questions about this webinar, feel free to contact Gary Lesoing at (402) 274-4755.