Nebraska Extension in Colfax County

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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

If you have any questions, please call or email!

View the October 2018 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. 

It is a pleasure to invite you to the Haskell Agricultural Laboratory (HAL) Climate & Crops Family Field Day on Tuesday, August 14 at the HAL located 1½ miles east of Concord, Nebraska. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. and continue throughout the day. The day will feature four speaker tracks (Climate & Livestock, Climate & Crops, Climate & You, and Ag Economics including the Farm Bill), and various educational activities for all ages.  Kids are welcome and invited to come with their parents or grandparents.  Feel free to bring guests with you.

Again we will have two Pre-entry deadlines, all static exhibits (except horticulture) and animals are due June 22nd. Horticulture exhibits deadline will be July 5th. We have put horticulture pre-entry as a separate day, to allow you time to determine what gardening or flowers will be ready for fair.

 Static Exhibits (Except horticulture/Floriculture)

Livestock Entries  (Except Horses)

Horse Pre-Entry Sheet


Nebraska Extension in Colfax County

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Nebraska Extension to offer landlord-tenant workshops across the state
Oct 11 – Current and future landowners and tenants should make plans to attend free upcoming land management workshops sponsored by Nebraska Extension. The workshops will be held at nine sites across Nebraska this fall. Read more
Nebraska youth to participate in nationwide computer science challenge
Oct 8 – Nebraska youth will join others around the world in the 11th annual 4-H National Youth Science Day challenge from 4-5 p.m., Oct. 16. Read more