The Search is On for a New Dean and DirectorNebraska Extension is seeking an innovative, dynamic, collaborative and entrepreneurial person who will provide intellectual and strategic leadership for Nebraska Extension.
Tailgate Talks Celebrates One-Year AnniversaryMay is National Beef Month, and Nebraska Extension is celebrating the first anniversary of Tailgate Talks, a YouTube channel aimed at beef producers.
Nebraska Extension Celebrates Impactful YearNebraska Extension has a long history of helping communities thrive, and in 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic spurred us to be more flexible and responsive than ever before.
All youth aged 14 and 15 who work on a farm or ranch other than their own Must be certified through a Hazardous Occcupations Course to obtain a Farm Husbandry Permit or "farm permit" without further testing.
Successful completion of this training will allow youth to operate a tractor over 20 horsepower, and connect or disconnect an implement or any of its parts to or from a tractor. Students of any age over 13 may complete the driving course after successful online class completion. Click here for more information on dates, location, and contact information.
Want to spend a week of your summer enjoying the outdoors, trying new activities and making new friends?! Join us at Nebraska 4-H Camps for summer 2021! Our summer camp is located in the middle of the Sandhills in the beautiful Nebraska National Forest near Halsey. Our week-long overnight camp programs are open to all youth ages 8-15. You do not need to be a member of 4-H to attend camp (invite all of your friends to join!). We also have leadership opportunities and jr. counselor positions available for ages teens ages 15-18. A typical week at 4-H Camp includes a variety of outdoor adventure activities such as canoeing, zipline, high ropes course, archery, crafts, campfires and more!
Have you ever wanted to grow herbs at home, but did not know how easy it is to raise them? Have you ever wanted to cook with fresh herbs, but didn’t know how to or want to pay for herbs from the grocery store? Here is your chance to learn how to do both economically!
This online class will be offered on four different dates, on February 25, March 1, March 11, or March 25 on Zoom at 7 p.m. Central Time/6 p.m. Mountain Time. Individuals can choose to attend date that fits their respective schedules.
This short, online, course is designed for youth, adults, leaders, and extension personnel to gain knowledge and practice on horse hippology content. Or, if you’re a horse person and just want to learn more!
Content includes practice tests, slides, and digital stations in six areas in addition to twice weekly lectures. New lessons will be available starting on Monday for each of the 6 weeks. Once available, all content will be accessible 24/7 for the duration of your subscription!
The content will first become live on February 8 and be available for 6 months from that time (August 8) if you are in the Bronze level; and for 9 months from that time (November 8), if you are in the Silver level.
The Central Sandhills Area Extension office is offering additional private pesticide applicator trainings in February. This includes training for recertifying applicators and for people getting licensed for the first time.
A private pesticide applicator is anyone who uses restricted use pesticide (RUP) for the purpose of producing agricultural commodities on their own property, or on property they rent. Private applicators are generally farmers and ranchers who do their own spraying.
Upcoming private pesticide trainings in the area include