Nebraska Extension in Cherry County

Local Interest

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.

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

BeefWatch Podcast

The BeefWatch Podcast provides timely information to help beef cattle producers improve the sustainability and profitability of their operations. 

Nebraska Extension in Cherry County prepares a report that airs each Monday on KVSH radio. Read the Monday Extension Report here.



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So you've inherited a farm, now what?
Oct 12 – Those who have in inherited or received farmland and want to learn more about the best strategies for managing the asset are encouraged to attend one of several Nebraska Extension programs being offered across the state this fall. Read more
Extension NEP team participates in cultural immersion workshop
Oct 11 – Diversity and inclusion are central to the University of Nebraska’s mission and Nebraska Extension is doubling down. Recently, 45 members of extension’s Nutrition Education Program (NEP) participated in a day-long cultural immersion workshop. Read more