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Virtual & At Home LearningNebraska 4-H is now offering a variety of virtual learning experiences, such as Living Room Learning, Boredom Buster Challenges, Virtual Field Trips, A Beautiful Day, and many more. There are several hands on activity guides and videos youth can participate in within the subjects of STEM, healthy living, and more. Something for all ages.
NACEB 2023 OUTSTANDING ADVOCACY AWARDSNebraska Association of County Extension Board (NACEB) 2023 Outstanding Advocacy Award is for unwavering commitment to supporting and promoting Nebraska Extension's impact.
Small Cards, Big Impact; Nebraska Extension's Bed Bug EducationDid you know there is a quick and convenient resource to help you identify bed bugs, and it even fits in your wallet?
Nebraska Extension, Rural Prosperity Nebraska program helps Ord business expand"One of the things you’ll find out here that you just don’t find elsewhere is the level of commitment to supporting our own home-grown entrepreneurs.”
Enrollment for the 2024 4-H program year has opened for members, clover kids and volunteers. New and returning club members, as well as new and returning club leaders must enroll through 4HOnline. Use the new Pick-Your-Project resource guide to aid you in selecting your project areas for the 2024 year.
Private Pesticide Applicator Training dates are set for 2024. Cedar County training date will be February 20 in Hartington in the Auditorium Basement at 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm. If you have your Nebraska Department of Agriculture letter please bring it with you to the training along with a photo identification, and $60 training fee. This letter will have a barcode that is needed for recertification. If you are unable to attend an in-person training you can participate in an online via Zoom. Read more for more information and options for private pesticide certification/recertification trainings.
The time for spring planting alfalfa is just around the corner. Selecting the right seed is crucial, and two traits to consider are fall dormancy and winter survival. These traits are often treated the same, but are different.
The 2024 beef feedlot roundtables will discuss new technologies in cattle feeding, a 2024 market outlook, severe weather responses, results of the 2022 National Beef Quality audit and hiring employees on visas. The information will be presented by UNL faculty, Nebraska beef producers, and speakers from the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and Nebraska Cattlemen affiliates. Anyone interested is welcome to attend the meetings Feb. 13, 14 and 15 in Bridgeport, Gothenburg and West Point, respectively.
The 39th Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference will be held Feb. 22-23, 2024, in Kearney, at the Holiday Inn Convention Center, 110 Second Ave. Attendees can look forward to hearing from keynote speakers, and select from over 20 workshop options that cover the five areas of agricultural risk management. The conference will also offer Continuing Education Credits for veterinary medicine professionals and certified crop advisors.