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2018 Custer County Fair Senior Fashion Show Winners
2018 Custer County Fair Fashion Show2018 Custer County Fair kicked off on July 19th with the first entry day, Clothing Construction and Fashion Show judging was held. Custer County 4-H'ers turned out in mass with entries in both construction and the fashion show. Thumbs Up 4-H club members and parents hosted the Fashion Show at the Evangelical Church in Broken Bow at 7:00 p.m. The theme was Stylin' Under the Sea. This photo is of the Junior Fashion Show winners.
2019 Custer County 4-H Public Speaking ContestCuster County 4-H Public Speaking Contest was held on Monday, April 1, 2019. Pictured are the winners of the contest. The top three individuals in the Junior Speech, Intermediate Speech, and Senior Speech divisions will represent Custer County at a Regional 4-H Public Speaking Contest to be held on Saturday, April 27 in North Platte.
Citizenship Washington FocusThirty-three Custer County 4-H members will learn about government processes in the vibrant, living classroom of the nation’s capital as part of Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF), an intensive 4-H civic engagement program for high-school youth held at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, MD.
Join Our TeamNebraska Extension is pleased to recruit candidates for ten Coordinator positions to lead multi-county Engagement Zones across Nebraska. We are seeking candidates who will foster employee success in Extension programming, build strong stakeholder engagement and connect local people to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
All 2019 Custer County Private Pesticide Trainings have been completed. Statewide training locations to find a location near you to certify or recertify your Private Pesticide License.
Custer County Chemigation Training was held on Friday, February 15th in Broken Bow. If you missed the training in Custer County, here are the Chemigation Training Locations still available.
The 2019 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Highlights Report has been completed. After record high land values in 2014, this marks the fifth year of consecutive decline in real estate values in Nebraska. This report will show the values for regions in the state as well as discussion from panels on the trends we can expect in those regions. A special feature of this report is the section covering emerging issues related to agricultural land in Nebraska. Crop share leasing is the focus of this year's special feature.
The rental rates for crop and pasture ground are compiled in January of each year. In February the rates are shared with land owners and producers. If you would like to be on our mailing list to receive this information as soon as it is available, please contact the Nebraska Extension in Custer County office at 308-872-6831. For your convenience the current and previous years rates can be viewed anytime.
It was decided at the August 17th meeting of the Custer County Ag Society to hold the 2019 Custer County Fair July 26th through August 1st.
Custer County Ag Society Members & Officers
Kent Nelson- President Travis Schauda- Vice President
Ron Chytka- Treasurer Sonya Atkins