Nebraska Extension in Webster County
You can now start your enrollment process through 4-H Online for the 2016-2017 4-H year. We are super excited to kick off this year and hope the following tutorials will be helpful if you have any questions about the registration process. However, if for some reason you struggle; don't hesitate to contact us to help walk you through the process!
Instructions for 4-H Online
Take your support of “Making the Best Better” and “Learning to Do” wherever you go with the new license plates showcasing Nebraska 4-H and Nebraska FFA! The Nebraska 4-H Foundation and Nebraska FFA Association in cooperation with the Nebraska FFA Alumni, have teamed up to create the first ever license plate supporting the two largest youth organizations in Nebraska. Similar to other organizational specialty license plates, there must be 250 applications received before the Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles will begin issuing this organizational plate. Order yours today by filling out the application form at http://ne4hfoundation.org and mailing it along with the $70 fee to the Nebraska 4-H Foundation.
Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 - 4 to 6 pm - Red Cloud City Park
Come join us for the 2nd annual Neighborhood Plant Swap! Divide those bulbs! Dig up seedlings! Root some clippings! Bring some seeds! Or come empty-handed. We hope to see you there!
Start now! 2-3 weeks before the swap, take your clippings and do reseach online about getting them to root. Some clippings only need to be set in a vase of water and put in a sunny window. Others may need you to nick the stem and dip it in rooting hormone.
We are quickly approaching operating loan renewal season for farms and ranches. This year, obtaining farm or ranch operating loan may be difficult for some producers due to low working capital and low crop/cattle prices. It is likely that some producers in your community will not receive a bank loan to farm/ranch or may need to find a different lender in 2017.
To help producers navigate this period of low prices, there are three levels resources available.
This year's Nebraska Crop Production Clinics feature agronomic, pest management, and farm management information to help growers make smart research-based decisions to improve their bottom line. Clinics will be held at nine sites across the state, starting with Gering on Jan. 4 and ending with Kearney on Jan. 19.
For more information, please visit Agronomy & Horticulture
Agronomy: Crop Production Clinics 2017
May 5 – Nebraska Extension and Raising Nebraska are partnering with the Hastings Museum to offer solar eclipse training for teachers and youth professionals before the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21. Read more
May 5 – Meet Moriah Heerten, an agronomy and agricultural economics dual major from Springview, Neb. Read more