Fair ScheduleNeed to know when all the shows and events at the Dakota~Thurston County Fair are happening? View the schedule here.
Voices For FoodDo You have a garden? Do you have more produce than you can use? Find out how you can donate your extra produce to those in need.
About usMeet the staff of Dakota County Extension! We have resident staff and regional staff that can answer your questions on a variety of topics.
Carol, Tammy, Brenda, Angela & Julie
New Program Reaches Indigenous TeensProgram is helping Native American teens gain hands-on lessons regarding traditional Indigenous peoples’ farming beliefs and practices.
Extension partnering with AmeriCorps VISTAThere are new faces joining Nebraska Extension to increase the capacity and access of Extension programming, specifically in disaster resilience and combatting poverty.
Annie’s Project – Education for Farm Women is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing educational programs (Annie’s Projects) designed to strengthen women’s in the modern farm enterprise. Annie’s Projects foster problem solving, record keeping, and decision-making skills in farm women.
Farm and ranch women are generating a cultural tide in American agriculture that is moving management, assets and opportunities to a new wave of farmers across the country. At Annie’s Project courses, farm women become empowered to be better business partners or sole operators through networks and by managing and organizing critical information.
At the Cuming County Feeder's Banquet on April 23rd, a video about sustainability in the beef industry was shown featuring Cuming County Livestock Systems Educator Alfredo DiCostanzo.
You can view the video by clicking here: https://vimeo.com/bandbvideo/review/701492087/4cf45286be?fbclid=IwAR010z_bE8rJg-EUl_V7KLhLnEO8hs8hWnPsXlWYjiUBI-bht9HeqwFHWyQ
Thank you B&B Productions for putting this video together.
Farm Rescue’s mission is to help farmers and ranchers who have experienced a major illness, injury or natural disaster by providing the necessary equipment and volunteer workforce to plant, hay or harvest their crop. Livestock feeding assistance is also available to producers. Farm Rescue gives families a chance to continue their livelihood by providing the necessary equipment and manpower (free of charge) to get the job done.