Nebraska Extension in Burt County
4-H Youth Development4-H offers opportunities for youth to learning public speaking and presentation skills. In Burt County the Presentations Contest is a pre-fair event held in conjunction with clothing construction and modeling judging.
Online EnrollmentOnline Enrollment for the 2018 4-H Year is OPEN, click the link below for more information about enrolling for 2018 RIGHT NOW!
2019 Burt County Fair July 19 - 232019 Burt County Fair July 19 - 23
Burt County 4-H NewslettersCatch up on the latest 4-H Deadlines, Workshops, and FUN through our local 4-H Newsletter!
State Fair BoundThese proud Burt County 4-H members have these exhibits and many others headed for the 2018 Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island, August 24 - September 3.
The University of Nebraska Food Processing Center is offering a one-day seminar for all individuals interested in exploring the idea of starting a food manufacturing business. Please encourage interested individuals in your community to attend the “Recipe to Reality” seminar which will be offered on October 27, 2018. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Registration deadline is October 15, 2018. Contact Jill Gifford, National Food Entrepreneur Program Manager at 402-472-2819 or firstname.lastname@example.org for an information packet.
August 16, 2018
Corn & Soybean Pests
There are a couple crop pests I’d like to ask farmers, field scouts, crop consultants, or anyone else that is out in corn and soybean fields to help me identify. These are both relatively new in Nebraska and we are just learning more about them. Let’s take soybeans first.
August 9, 2018
Until recently, we’ve had timely rains most of the summer and supplemental water demands for our turf have been minimal. About a week ago, I watered my lawn for only the second time all summer. However, looking at the extended forecast with above average temperatures and below normal precipitation for the majority of August, watering our lawns may become critical.
August 2, 2018
Soybean Management Field Days
For 20 years, Soybean Management Field Days have helped Nebraska soybean growers stay competitive in the global marketplace. These programs focus on bringing research-based information to local farms. Last year we hosted one of these in Burt County.
This year, there are two programs in this part of the state. You can select the location closest to you or the one that fits best in your schedule. This year Soybean Management Field Day programs will be held: