Nebraska Extension in Platte County

Platte County Extension Highlights

Initial Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training and Testing Postponed
The original Initial Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training and Testing for Tuesday, February 2nd in Columbus has been postponed to Thursday, February 11th in Columbus. Go to http://pested.unl.edu to find more training/testing dates, sites and registration information.

4-H Recruitment Night Postponed

The 4-H Recruitment night scheduled for Tuesday night will be rescheduled to next Tuesday, February 9th from 5:00-7:30 pm at Pizza Ranch due to the impending snow storm. Platte county 4-H staff will be available to explain the benefits and opportunities of joining 4-H and answer any questions. Everyone is welcome to support 4-H by eating at Pizza Ranch on Tuesday, February 9th!

Private Pesticide Applicator Trainings
  • February 3, 2016 @ 1:30 p.m. - Farm Show, Ag Park, Columbus
  • February 4, 2016 @ 9:30 a.m. - Farm Show, Ag Park, Columbus
  • February 18, 2016 @ 6:30 p.m. - Pinnacle Bank East, Columbus
  • March 3, 2016 @ 6:30 p.m. - Pinnacle Bank East, Columbus
Chemigation Training - March 3, 2016 @ 1:00 p.m. - Pinnacle Bank East, Columbus (same day as a Pesticide Training)

Lawn and Landscape Update - February 11, 2016

Flyer and Registration Form (one page printable .pdf file)

2016 Lawn, Garden and Tree Classes

Registration Form (one page printable .pdf file)


Farmland Lease

Frequently Asked Questions (three page printable .pdf file)

Farmland Lease Check List (two page printable .pdf file)

Platte County Co-Parenting For Successful Kids 

2016 On-site Classes listed by date in .pdf format

Print Statewide Brochure for On-site and On-Line Classes in .pdf format (including on-site registration form)

Reduced Fee Application (fill-in .pdf format)

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