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 June/July 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.

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

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

June 2018 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


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Nebraska Extension soil health training July 18
Jun 21 – Nebraska Extension will host a clinic on July 18 for the public to learn more about the components of soil health. Read more
Nebraska Extension to host Weed Management and Cover Crops Field Day
Jun 11 – Growers, crop consultants and educators are encouraged to attend Nebraska Extension's Weed Management and Cover Crops Field Day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 27 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's South Central Agricultural Laboratory near Clay Center. Read more