Nebraska Extension in Cedar County

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Nebraska Extension will be hosting a risk management workshop for cattle producers on Wednesday June 13th, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Jerry’s Hilltop at the Highway 20/81 intersection. Cattle producers will learn how to reduce risk exposure associated with cattle marketing and forage production to achieve a profitable outcome in uncertain times.
Be sure your child is enrolled in all project areas they wish to exhibit within at the Cedar County Fair. Go to 4HOnline and review with your child(ren) what project areas they are in and update as needed. Updates are to be completed by June 15th.
All 4-H members enrolled in beef, bucket calf, feeder calf, cow/calf, dairy, goats, sheep, swine, rabbit, and/or poultry, must complete a Quality Assurance Training. We will hold a YQCA instructor led training on Thursday, June 14 from 8:30-9:30 am at the Extension Office. This will be your last chance to attend an instructor led training. There is a $3.00 fee for the 4-H instructor led training session. You will need to register online

View our 2018 4-H Calendar to plan your summer with many fun and exciting 4-H events.  Visit our 4-H Programs & Events page to learn more about each event.

Enrollment for the 2018 4-H program year is now open 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 2018 year.
Cedar County's Private Pesticide Applicator Training has been completed, if you are in need of training read more for a list of other area training dates. Or you may take a home study test. Stop by our office to pick-up a manual and testing materials. Home study cost is $60.


Nebraska Extension in Cedar County

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Nebraska Extension soil health training July 18
Jun 21 – Nebraska Extension will host a clinic on July 18 for the public to learn more about the components of soil health. Read more
Nebraska Extension to host Weed Management and Cover Crops Field Day
Jun 11 – Growers, crop consultants and educators are encouraged to attend Nebraska Extension's Weed Management and Cover Crops Field Day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 27 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's South Central Agricultural Laboratory near Clay Center. Read more