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Rick and Reward:  Using Crop Insurance and Marketing to Manage Farm Survival

February 5th, 2020
Clay County Fairgrounds
$10 Registration Fee includes lunch

Pre-registraiton is required to the Clay County Extenson Office at 402-762-3644. 

Grain Marketing Flyer

Shooting Sports Sign-up will be Sunday, January 19th fron 2-4pm at the Clay County Fairgrounds . 

February 10 - First Week of Practice
March 16-19 - Competition Week - (same time as practice schedule)
March 22 - Awards Banquet - carry in supper to follow

Clay County is fortunate to have an outstnading 4-H Shooting Sports program for Archers, BB Gun and Air Rifle.  If you are new or returning to the program, you may particiapte by following the guidelines.  Equipment if furnished for all disciplines however, if youhave your own archery equipment, you may use that.  Air Rifle particpants must have completed Hunter Safety. 

Required for RUP Dicamba Products

Jan 22 - 2:00pm Davenport Community Center
Jan 23 - 6:00pm - Clay Count Fairgronds
Jan 29 - 6:00pm - Nelson Auditorium
Feb 4 - 6:00pm - Clay County Fairgrounds
Feb 18 - 6:00pm - Hebron Activity Center
Feb 20 - 6:00pm- Nelson Auditorium

Private Applicator Training for producers who apply pesticides on their own farm. 

Jan 22; 10:00am - Davenport Community Center
Jan 23; 9:00am - Clay County Fairgrounds
Jan 23; 1:00pm - Clay County Fairgrounds
Jan 29 - 10:00am - Nelson Auditorium
Jan 29 - 2:00pm - Nelson auditorium
Feb 4 - 9:00am - Clay County Fairgrounds
Feb 6 - 9:00am - Fillmore County Fairgrounds
Feb 6 - 1:30pm - Fillmore County Fairgrounds
Feb 18 - 2:00pm - Hebron Activity Center
Feb 20 - 10:00am - Nelson Auditorium
Feb 20 - 2:00pm - Nelson Auditorium
Feb 25 - 1:30pm - Fillmore County Fairgrounds
Feb 25 - 6:00pm- Fillmore County Fairgrounds
Mar 10 - 9:00am - Clay County Fairgrounds
Mar 10 - 6:00pm - Clay County Fairgrounds

Resources for Nebraska Farmers, Ranchers, and their families.  We hope you reach out if you are feeling stressed.  Resource Flyer

4-H Online Enrollment is now open for 2019 4-H year.  This will be very much like enrollment last year.  After opening into the program select that you have a profile.

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Nebraska Extension offers crop scout training in March

February 13, 2020

Lincoln, Neb. —Agricultural industry representatives and corn and soybean growers wanting to learn how to better manage corn and soybean pests should plan to attend the Nebraska Extension Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers on March 11. The workshop will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

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Farm bill program enrollment video resources available

February 11, 2020
The Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has published video resources on farm bill details and decisions for producers as the March 15 deadline for new program enrollment decision approaches.

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