Beat the HeatNebraska Extension offers tips on handling cattle in hot weather.
WeCook Program Gives Healthy Options to Youth4-H's WeCook Program is helping low-income youth and their families create fun and nutritious meals.
Making 'SENSE' of Nitrogen UseProject SENSE adopts new technologies to focus on improving nitrogen use efficiency by fertilization during the growing season.
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.
Nebraska Extension in Otoe County
Otoe County 4-H
find out how to join 4-H, workshop information, animal affadavits, entry forms and much more (read more)
MAY 1st - Deadline to enroll or re-enroll in Otoe County 4-H for 2016 go to ne.4honline.com
Otoe County Fair Beef Show will remain a "Fit Show" for 2016.
Current Happenings in Otoe County:
Otoe County Animal Entry Forms are due July 18th
Upcoming Events: Otoe County Fair Clean-Up - Saturday, July 23 at 8:00 a.m.
Otoe County 4-H Newsletters
copies of current and past editions (read more)
Otoe County 4-H FoundationThe Foundation was established in 2012 with the mission to enhance 4-H programming, secure financial support for local 4-H programs, and to develop area youth for future generations. (read more)
Otoe County 4-H Foundation Scholarship applications are due January 15, 2016.
2017 Otoe County 4-H Foundation Banquet is scheduled for Saturday, February 4th at the Kimmel Event Center.
2016 Otoe County Fair Dates are July 28 - July 31
The dates for the 2016 Otoe County Fair are Thursday, July 28th thru Sunday, July 31st.
The Theme is: Summer Days and Country Ways
For the schedule and online version of the 4-H Fair Book (read more)
Otoe County Farmer Olympics - Saturday, July 30 - 8:00 p.m. (read more)
To check out the 2016 Fairbook, Maps, Schedules, Photos and Results (read more)
Nebraska State Fair
Extension Updateswritten by Sarah Purcell, Extension Educator for Otoe County (read more)
Custom Rates as of May 2016
Part I (includes tillage, planting, haying, small grain harvest & application of fertilizer
Part II (includes harvesting, hauling grains and livestock, silage, and misc.
2016 Trends in Nebraska Farmland Markets
Pesticide Container Recycling Available at 24 sites in 2016
Do you enjoy working in your garden and talking with friends about your newest plant acquisition? Do your friends ask you for advice on their lawns, vegetables and flowers? Would you like to learn more about the art and science of horticulture? Then you should consider becoming a Master Gardener. You have all the qualifications! The 2016 Master Gardener Program Applications are now available. For more information (read more)