Nebraska Extension in Colfax County

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The new QA Curriculum called Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) is now active. Anyone who has not registered for the LQA online course for 2017 should now navigate to the NEW online YQCA course at yqca.learngrow.io.

Rental rates for irrigated, dryland and pasture acres are a common question received by our office. There are two resources that can be used to start a conversation between land owner and tenant: 1) UNL Department of Ag Economics Survey (pdf) published every March that covers land values as well as cash rents and 2) USDA NASS Cash Rent Survey (pdf) published every other year.

To learn more about enrolling on-line for Nebraska 4-H please view the following step by step guide (pdf)

The on-line enrollment can be accessed at ne.4honline.com

If you have any questions, please call or email!

The 2017 Exhibitor numbers can be found here.

The 2017 Colfax County Fair is July 19-23rd. For more information be sure to visit the Colfax County Fair website.

The 2016 Nebraska Farm Custom Rates were recently released to help farmers and landowners determine fair rates for many different field actions like planting, spraying, harvesting, and hauling. These rates are updated every two years, with two parts:Part 1 - Covers tillage, planting, and other field operations (pdf) and Part 2 - Covers harvest and hauling operations (pdf)

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Nebraska Extension offers introductory beekeeping workshops
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
Nebraska Extension pilots youth preparedness initiative
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