Nebraska Extension in Perkins & Chase Counties

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Join us for a Mini Barn Quilt Workshop, Saturday, July 8; 1-5 PM at the Stumpf Wheat Center, Grant.

Workshop open to adults and youth (ages 12 and up).  Youth ages 10-11 may participate with an adult helper.

Registration mandatory so enough supplies will be on hand.  Please register by contacting the Perkins County Extension Office (308-352-4340 or perkins-county@unl.edu).  Workshop registration deadline is July 5!

Registration fee is $30 and will cover workshop supplies and a snack.  Please pay the day of the workshop.

Questions?  Please contact the Perkins County Extension Office.

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.



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