Local Interest

January 2, 2019

4-H Planning Meeting

      The annual 4-H planning meeting will be held Monday, January 14th at 7:00 p.m. in the First Northeast Bank of Nebraska in Tekamah upstairs in the meeting room.

       EVERYONE is welcome to attend including 4-H members, parents, leaders, fair superintendents, 4-H Council members, Ag Society members and the general public.

December 27, 2018

Don’t Miss Crop Production Clinics

One of the most comprehensive agronomy programs for farmers and agronomic business representatives will be in our area  later this month. The University of Nebraska’s Crop Production Clinics will be held at four locations across the state... North Platte, LaVista, York, and Norfolk. Because of the demand for this program in Northeast Nebraska, the same program will be presented on two days, Wednesday, January 23, and Thursday, January 24, at the Lifelong Learning Center in Norfolk.

December 24, 2018

Composting—Even in Winter

By Kathleen Cue, Nebraska Extension Horticulture Educator

December 19, 2018

Fremont Corn Expo

Eastern Nebraska corn growers can sharpen their marketing, production, and pest management strategies at the 2019 Fremont Corn Expo on Thursday, January 3, at the Christensen Field Main Arena, in Fremont. The event starts at 7:30 a.m. with a complimentary breakfast and time to view exhibits. Presentations begin at 8:45 a.m. and end at 3 p.m. Lunch is also provided.

December 19, 2018

Happy New Year!

               Since the odds of you getting and reading this before Christmas are slim to none, I will just hope you had a holiday full of warm and meaningful conversations, time to reconnect with friends and family and plans to get together more in the new year.

December 13,  2018

Fireplace & Wood Stove Safety

Finally a break in the weather and hopefully a chance to catch up on something I should have done more of earlier this fall... cut and split wood for the fireplace! I’ve heard it said that firewood is an excellent heat source, it warms you five times. First, when you cut it... second, when you split it... third, when you haul and stack it... fourth, when you burn it... and finally, when you clean up after you burn it.


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2020 Master Gardener training

November 7, 2019

Lincoln, Neb. — Nebraska Extension is offering Master Gardener training throughout the state in 2020. The Nebraska EMG program is a horticulture-related volunteer training program based in many counties and has been part of Nebraska Extension since 1976.

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4th annual Nebraska Grower and Brewer Conference & Trade Show

November 6, 2019

November 6, 2019

Lincoln, Neb. — The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has announced the dates for the fourth annual Nebraska Grower and Brewer Conference and Trade Show. The two-day conference will be held Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 27-28, 2020, at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney, Nebraska.

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