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Although our 4-H Clubs have had to throttle back their plans for an early start to the 4-H year because of the continuing Covid issues, you can still get signed up now, so you don’t miss a thing! If you have friends interested in 4-H they can enroll too, but make sure they call the Extension Office, so we get them on all the mailing lists! Go to: ne.4honline.com to register for this year! 4-H Leaders too please!

Have you, or are you planning to do some sort of caring or kindness act for others during this pandemic? If so, make sure you make the most of it by making sure you make it part of your 4-H Citizenship project exhibits. There are several current exhibits in last year’s fairbook that might get you started including a Care Package, Written Citizenship Essay, or Service Items. In addition, I’m again offering a special award for Top entries in “4-H Caring Clovers.”             

Look around and see what you can do for someone else to brighten their day during this long siege of



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Registration open for ServSafe® training Aug. 30-31 in Scottsbluff

July 28, 2021
Nebraska Extension will offer ServSafe® Manager Training Program for food service managers and employees Aug. 30-31 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in Scottsbluff, at the Residency, 2100 Circle Drive.

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Buy Fresh Buy Local Nebraska and Nebraska Extension Celebrate National Farmers’ Market Week 2021

July 28, 2021
Buy Fresh Buy Local Nebraska and Nebraska Extension join others across the country in celebrating National Farmers’ Market Week from Aug. 1-7, 2021 with the launch of a new tool to make it easy for Nebraskans to find nearby farmers’ markets.

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Panhandle Perspectives – Rural fellows spend summer helping strengthen Panhandle communities

July 17, 2021
Three college students from different parts of Nebraska are spending the summer in the Chadron area of northwest Nebraska, learning while helping strengthen the community through the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Rural Fellows internship program.

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2021 Forage Field Day events planned for South Dakota, Nebraska

July 14, 2021
Livestock owners, forage producers, and all those interested in forage production are encouraged to attend the 2021 Forage Field Days, presented jointly by South Dakota State University Extension and Nebraska Extension.

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