Nebraska Extension in Cherry County
The 2018 Clinics and Conference are an excellent opportunity for crop producers and agribusiness professionals can improve their profitability and sustainability. The clinics will be offered at four locations across Nebraska this January and the conference will be held over two days in Kearney.
They will feature presentations from Extension specialists and educators on soil fertility; soil, water, and irrigation management; crop production; ag business management and policy; pesticide safety; and disease, insect, and weed resistance management. The conference will also feature presentations from regional experts like Kevin Bradley from University of Missouri.
Is your private pesticide applicator license is expiring April 15, 2018? Recall that this license is necessary to purchase and apply restricted use chemicals on agricultural lands in the state of Nebraska. The Nebraska Department of Agriculture has likely mailed to you a similar letter that includes a recertification form. You must provide the original copy of this form regardless of the recertification option you select. Currently, there are five (5) methods available to you to renew your license. They include:
Required certification trainings for the various State of Nebraska licenses to apply restricted pesticides or to apply chemicals through irrigation systems will be offered at various locations and times in Cherry County. The Private Pesticide trainings (PSEP) will be offered in Valentine on January 22 and April 10 and in Cody on January 23. Chemigation training will also be available January 22 and April 10 in Valentine.
Nebraska Extension is offering web-based sessions for Early Childhoold Professionals. These are free continuing education hours approved by the Sate of Nebraska for childcare providers. There will be six evening internet sessions. For more information or to register visit http://food.unl.edu/fit-and-healthy-kids.
Ranch/Farm Management Info
Information about ranch/farm lease information, crop budgets, custom rates and more can be obtained from UNL's Farm/Ranch site.
Another helpful site with information specific to the beef industry is beef.unl.edu
Jan 11 – Those interested in learning about how to keep honey bees are encouraged to register for Nebraska Extension’s introductory beekeeping workshops. Read more
Jan 9 – Nebraska Extension and Nebraska 4-H are piloting a youth preparedness and educational outreach program known as MyPI (My Youth Preparedness Initiative) Nebraska now through Aug. 2018. Read more