Nebraska Extension in Platte County

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77th annual Platte County Fair is July 5-9, 2017.  Pen of 3 Show is June 6, Archery Shoot is June 26, Horse Show is June 28 and static exhibit entry days are June 30 and July 5.

What should I rent my ground for? Who pays for repairs? Some farmland lease Frequently Asked Questions (three page printable .pdf file) and a Farmland Lease Check List (two page printable .pdf file).

Parents gain positive educational experiences by being in a classroom with others in a similar transition. 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)

The Communities Together Can After School Program is a non-profit organization committed to providing a safe and secure environment for youth in the Columbus area to grow intellectually, culturally, physically, socially and emotionally. The goal is to prepare them to live a life of service as citizens of their community and country.



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