Nebraska Extension in Box Butte County

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5th Annual Panhandle Progress Show

Beef - Sheep - Meat Goat Show

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Box Butte County Fairgrounds, Hemingford NE

Panhandle Progress Show Information and Entry Form

The Nebraska Extension presents the Western Livestock Challenge Monday June 8, 2018 at the Box Butte County Fairgrounds.  Registration begins at 8 am and the entry fee is $10.

Western Livestock Challenge flyer

The International Millet Symposium will cover millet production around the world.  It is a rendezvous for millet buyers and sellers.  Presentations by High Plains producers, country representatives, millet breeders, cropping systems agronomists, millet industry partners, grain handling and processing operations. 

Nebraska Extension’s Water Web site completed a significant re-design including the addition of a monthly Water Column newsletter.

The UNL Water Resource focus areas are Groundwater, Surface Water, Ag Production, Residential Water & Water Entities.

Nebraska Extension will conduct chemigation certification training sessions beginning in February through early April at Scottsbluff, Sidney, Bridgeport, Alliance and Valentine, as well as other sites around Nebraska, such as Ogallala, North Platte and Ainsworth.

        Producers who plan to apply crop nutrients and pesticides through irrigation systems during 2018, including those whose 2017 permits expired Dec. 31, are required to attend a training session and pass the test administered afterward. Attendees are asked to pre-register at the extension office whose session they plan to attend. They will receive a training manual and calibration workbook to review before the training session.

Nebraska Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) volunteer, Jeanne Murray, will be in Alliance at the University of Nebraska Box Butte County Extension Office, 415 Black Hills Ave, on Monday, June 11, 2018 from 9 am – 3 pm, to help persons new to Medicare in 2018, Medicare & Medicaid beneficiaries with Prescription Drug Plans and answer Medicare questions.  To schedule an appointment, call Jeanne at 308-632-6554.  Leave a message, if needed.

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