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October 7th & 8th - North Platte, Nebraska

The 15th annual 4S Goat Expo will be held on October 7th and 8th. The event will be held this year in North Platte Nebraska. The event will be located at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds located at 5015 Rodeo Road. The program will cover the topics: Why Grazing Goats on a Cattle Operation may be Beneficial to the Pasture, Marketing Goats in Nebraska, Birthing Problems, Goat Diseases, Meat Goat Judging Contest for Youth, Famacha Training for Sheep and Goats, The Benefits of Purchasing Quality Genetics and Fitting Your Goat for Show. Scholarships will be awarded to a high school senior or college freshman.
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September 22nd & 23rd - Adams County Fairgrounds

The Canine Companions for Life - Nebraska 4-H Dog Expo is designed to provide youth from across the state opportunities to meet other youth, exchange ideas in a fun environment, learn more about their dog, as well as provide an opportunity to work with their canine companion. Obedience, agility, rally obedience, and showmanship classes along with educational sessions will be held Friday, September 22, 2017, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, September 23, 2017, at 9 a.m. at the Adams County Fairgrounds in Hastings, Nebraska. Registration and crating on Saturday will be available at 8:30 a.m.

September 23rd, 2017 - Adams County Assembly Room What is Go NAP SACC?

Go Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care (NAP SACC) is designed to promote healthy child development by supporting healthy eating and physical activity for the children in your care.

Go NAP SACC looks at your health related policies, practices, and the overall environment of your child care through a self-assessment; based on the assessment, you can decide which areas you want to improve upon.

August 31st - Adams County Fairgrounds

Anyone who owns or leases farm ground or leases it to someone else will want to attend this day-long seminar providing information and education about that ownership.  Learn management strategies for this asset by attending this seminar at the Adams County Fairgrounds, 947 S. Baltimore Ave, Hastings, NE. The event will be held Thursday, August 31st with registration starting at 9:00 a.m., program starting at 9:30 and ending around 3:00 p.m.

September 7th - 5:30 pm - Lawrence, NE

Join Sorghum producers from around the state for one of the 3 dates and locations to expand your knowledge on raising sorghum on both irrigated and dryland plots. Sorghum Field Days provides excellent learning and networking opportunites! 

With school starting any day now and our schedule planners filling up by the minute; it's an important time to ask yourself: "Is my family ready to go back to school?"

Nebraska Extension - Learning Child Specialist, Lorene Bartos has an excellent blog with some strategies for families to get back into the school groove.

Is Your Family Ready for Back to School?

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