The Range Beef Cow Symposium is sponsored by the Cooperative Extension Service and animal science departments of the University of Wyoming, South Dakota State University, Colorado State University and the University of Nebraska. The biennial symposium has a reputation of being an excellent educational program, offering practical production management information since the first symposium in Chadron, Neb., in 1969. It will be hosted Nov. 28-30, 2017, at The Little American Hotel & Resort, Cheyenne, WY. The event web site, with registration information, is http://www.rangebeefcow.com.
Nebraska Extension in Cherry County
Cherry County 4-H
Take the Guess Work Out of Cow/Calf ManagementAn updated online course is designed to benefit cattlemen currently in the beef business or those just getting started.
Grow Nebraska SummitOn November 8th, IANR is hosting a summit to focus on building partnerships to spur growth in Nebraska. This free event will feature fast-paced presentations and interactive sessions that will challenge participants to think globally and acting locally.
4-H Youth Take on Challenge of Wearable TechOn October 4th, Nebraska joins youth from across the county in the challenge of designing wearable fitness trackers as part of the world's largest youth-led science experiment.
High Soybean Yields Need More NitrogenA new study discovered soybean crops in highly productive fields demand more nitrogen than natural sources alone can supply.
The basics of QuickBooks© financial software for farmers and ranchers will be taught in a series of workshops in late October and November in Kimball, Chadron, Mullen, Valentine and Scottsbluff.
Jerry Terwilliger of the Center for Rural Affairs teaches the basics of desktop QuickBooks, focusing on the record-keeping needs of farmers and ranchers. Participants will learn how to input transactions, use accounts, categories, inventories, invoices, and run common reports.
The Cherry County 4-H Council invites its 4-H members, their families, and friends to a fun-filled afternoon of games, recognition, and food.
The 4-H Family Fall Festival will take place on Sunday, October 22 from 3:00 to 6:00 PM, CT at the Cherry County Fairgrounds. Join us for fun and games beginning at 3:00. Following games we will have an awards presentation based on the submitted Career Portfolios, highlight a few special projects, and honor a few other awards. Premium checks from County Fair will also be available for families to pick up.
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.