Circle of Security™ is a research and evidence based program designed to strengthen parent/child relationships by helping parents better understand and respond to their child’s needs. The eight-week class will be offered in Hastings on Wednesday evenings from August 16 through October 4, 2017. To learn more details about course content, location, time or cost, contact Nebraska Extension Educator Lynn DeVries at 402-461-7209.
Nebraska Extension in Greeley, Howard, Sherman, Valley
Registration Open for Women in Ag ConferenceWomen in the agricultural industry looking to increase their business management skills are encouraged to register for the 2018 Women in Agriculture Conference organized by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The annual conference will be held Feb. 22 – 23, 2018, at the Holiday Inn Convention Center, 110 S. 2nd Ave., Kearney, Neb.
Prepping for EmergenciesNebraska Extension and Nebraska 4-H are piloting a youth preparedness and educational outreach program known as MyPI (My Youth Preparedness Initiative) Nebraska now through August 2018.
Participate in 2018 Custom Rate SurveyEvery other year, the University surveys farmers and ranchers regarding rates they charge for custom operations. Anyone involved in providing some form of custom work in Nebraska is invited to participant. Surveys are due 2/15/18.
4-H Offers Support to Military Families and YouthMilitary life can be challenging for youth. For the past decade, Nebraska 4-H has provide education and activities to better the lives for these children and their families.
Fungus can be both a good and a bad thing. Mushrooms on pizza are an example of good fungus. Fungus in lawns, on the other hand, are nearer the other end of the spectrum. If your turf is looking a little thin and brown in spots; you are not alone. Fungus and hot temperatures have wreaked havoc on lawns this year, but there is still time to make your lawn look full and lush for this fall.
Celebrate all things Nebraska and 4-H through this unique virtual scavenger hunt!
hosting a photo scavenger hunt for all 4-H members. Each participant who completes the chase will receive a commemorative water bottle and be entered to win a drone!
Nominate your club for Nebraska 4-H Club of the Month! The Nebraska 4-H Foundation and Nebraska 4-H Ambassadors have joined together to start a program which recognizes 4-H clubs throughout the state of Nebraska. Any 4-H club may nominate themselves to be the Club of the Month. Nominations are due the second Friday of the month before the club will be the Club of the Month. The club who is chosen to be Club of the Month will receive a $50 cash card from the Nebraska 4-H Foundation and their story will be showcased on the Nebraska 4-H Foundation’s Facebook, Twitter, and website along with the State 4-H website and Facebook and in their local newspaper.
You can now sign up to receive text message reminders of 4-H deadlines, events and activities.
Here is how: Send a text message to 81010
In the message type: @784cae
You will receive 3 messages that will require a response:Reply with your Full name to Join Central4H Quick Question: are you a student, parent or teacher? Reply S, P or T Next, download the Remind app to see messages you may have missed.
All State Fair and/or AkSarBen livestock families are required to obtain a premise ID in order to enter and show at the 2017 Nebraska State Fair or AkSarBen (beef exhibitors April 1 deadline and feeder calves, goats, sheep and swine June 1 deadline). Families showing livestock only at county fair do not need a premise ID.
To Obtain a Premise ID visit the Nebraska Department of Agriculture website and apply.
If you have questions please call your local Central IV office or the NDA.