Local Interest

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 published every March that covers land values as well as cash rents and 2) USDA NASS Cash Rent Survey 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!

View the March 2019 4-H Newsletter (pdf) to learn more about what is going on with the Colfax County 4-H Program! Past newsletter articles can be viewed here.

Register for a School Enrichment Program by completing and submitting this web for. 

The Colfax County Extension Board will be meeting on March 18th. The meeting agenda is included below:

March 18th Meeting Agenda

The new QA Curriculum called Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) is now active. You can navigate to the online YQCA course at yqca.learngrow.io.


Nebraska Extension in Colfax County

Local Events

Search Local & National Extension Resources

Nebraska Extension offers resources to flood victims
Mar 22 – As Nebraskans begin returning to their homes in the aftermath of widespread historic flooding, Nebraska Extension has mobilized a number of resources to aid in the road to recovery. Read more
Sequenced Genome of Ancient Crop Could Raise Yields
Mar 5 – An international team has sequenced and mapped the genome of proso millet – a feat essential to raising yields of the drought-resistant crop in the Nebraska Panhandle and semiarid regions where population booms foreshadow food shortages. Read more