Nebraska Extension in the Central Sandhills

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Central Sandhills Area 4-H Enrollment

4HOnline is now open for 2018-19 4-H enrollment! 

There is a $10.00 enrollment fee for all 4-Hers including Clover Kids. To pay on-line you must use GOOGLE CHROME! To pay by check please send it to Central Sandhills Area Extension, PO Box 148, Thedford NE 69166.  Checks should be made out to the University of Nebraska - Lincoln.  

The new QA Curriculum called Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) is now active!

With Spring around the corner it's time to start planning for your lawn and garden. 

You have direct access to two University of Nebraska Extension horticulture experts for all your tree, lawn, garden and other horticulture questions! David Lott is located in the West Central Extension office in North Platte can be contacted at,  (308) 696-6781 or and Elizabeth Killinger in Hall County at, (308)-385-5088. 

The web-based 4-H Pick Your Project Guide will assist youth, parents, and volunteers with learning about the project opportunities and then easily locating the same project in 4HOnline. Using the web-based Pick Your Project application, users will be able to search for projects by keywords, project areas, curriculum areas, experience levels, and projects that contain State Fair and/or County Fair eligible entries.
GrassSnap website & instructions (for Apple and Android)

GrassSnap makes monitoring your grass as easy as monitoring salt and water. 

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Listening sessions on rural community prosperity scheduled in North Platte, Lincoln
Sep 16 – Two regional convenings in October will offer Nebraskans opportunities to share their best ideas on how the University of Nebraska can help rural communities position themselves for economic success. Read more
Husker Harvest Days: University exhibits to highlight strategies for staying strong
Sep 4 – Husker Harvest Days exhibits from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will help farm and ranch families develop strategies for staying strong when facing economic or weather-related challenges. Read more