Nebraska Extension in Greeley, Howard, Sherman, Valley

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A West Central Cattleman’s Day will be held at Loup City.  The program will be December 13th at the Loup City Community Center with registration from 10:00 – 10:30 a.m. with the program beginning at 10:30 a.m. and concluding at 2:30 p.m.  Lunch is being sponsored by Citizens Bank and Trust, Loup City.

Topics and presenters for the program will be “Livestock Fly Control” Dave Boxler, NE Extension Educator; “Methods to Increase Productivity of Spring Born Calving Production Systems in Nebraska”

Workshop for Ag farm and ranch owners to learn about managing their property effectively is being held in Ord at the Valley County Ag Complex on December 18th at 1:00 P.M. This workshop includes information about land vales, land appraisals, land ownership, proper family communications, leasing land, cash rental rates, lease provisions, and lease types.

Registration is requested. To register, call 308-728-5071

2018 Private Pesticide Training DateTimeLocationOnline RegistrationFebruary 5, 2018 9:00 AM Loup City, Community Center

Need an ingredient substitution, an answer to a baking or other food preparation question, advice on preparing foods ahead? Healthy food ideas for the holidays? Help can be just a click away. Look for highlighted links that are also available En Español

Questions or comments about this page? Email Alice Henneman, MS, RDN

The holiday season is upon us.  The cookies are baked, the decorations are up, and the holiday plants are blooming with all of their glory.  Some of our favorite holiday plants have a potentially dangerous side and can do more than just add color to our homes.  Do you think you know which of your holiday plants are safe and which ones are dangerous? 

Whether you're looking for family activities, saving money, making food more accessible, community group programs, here's a quick, tasty (and even nutritious!) idea for you.

Consider Homemade Holiday Mixes in Jars. This was a joint project with North Dakota State University Extension.  Directions at: 


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