Cherry County 4-H
Getting Started with Vegetable GardeningAre you wanting to start your own vegetable garden, but don't know where to begin? Visit our Veggie 101 to learn the basics of starting your garden. Learn the when, where, and how of vegetables.
New Webinar Series for Farm and Ranch ManagementThe Department of Ag Economics is launching a new webinar series to discuss COVID-19’s impact on farm/ranch management issues in Nebraska.
#socialdistancing: Create Physical Distance but Stay in TouchIt may be easier to stay six feet from the nearest person but that doesn’t mean that farmers and ranchers aren’t having to cope with uncertainty. Learning to recognize your stressors and how to manage stress can help you personally and those around you. If you recognize someone in distress, use a caring approach in listening to them, and then connect them to resources.
COVID-19 ResourcesThe following link provides current resources related to COVID-19 for your family, your businesses, and your community.
YQCA (Quality Assurance) Training Required for all Livestock, Poultry and Rabbit Projects due July 15 – MUST COMPLETE ONLINE!
All youth enrolled in livestock projects are required to take annual YQCA training! Due to COVID there will only be an online option this year. Please log on to YQCA.org, register via the 4-H Online option, and send the Extension Office a copy of your certificate of completion by JULY 15 to be eligible for the show at Fair.
Meat Packing Industry: How Capacity, Workers and Supply Chain Flow Have Changed due to COVID-19
Thursday, May 14, noon (central)
With Steve Kay, editor and publisher, Cattle Buyers Weekly Magazine.
Steve Kay, Editor and Publisher of Cattle Buyers Weekly, will discuss what is currently happening in the meat packing industry and what this looks like moving forward through the next production cycle. Includes time for questions and answers.
April 13, 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Director of the Nebraska Dept. of Agriculture (NDA) issued an Order to aid pesticide applicators whose licenses are up for renewal.
According to the order, people with valid commercial, non-commercial and private applicator licenses which expire on April 15, 2020, must notify NDA of their intent to renew their license and pay the required fees to NDA by May 15, 2020. Upon receipt of payment, NDA will allow the applicator to defer the required training for license renewals until April 15, 2021.
For more information: https://nda.nebraska.gov/press/april2020/PesticideLicenseInformation.pdf