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Livestock Quality assurance is required for all 4-H exhibitors that will be showing a meat animal (beef, sheep, goat, swine, rabbit and poultry) at county fair, state fair and Ak-Sar-Ben.    YOUTH FOR THE QUALITY CARE OF ANIMALS.    Register for the classes at yqca.learngrow.io

Youth for the Quality Care of Animals

Find out what is happening at the Haskell Ag Lab in the Haskell Happenings Newsletter

https://extension.unl.edu/statewide/hal/haskell-happenings-newsletter/

Are you interested in learning more about beekeeping?  There is a Bee Lab at UNL!  The lab offers education, resources, research and more.  Find out more about upcoming workshops below or visit the website at:   https://entomology.unl.edu/bee-lab

The Master Gardener Horticulture Helpline is available to answer gardening questions and to take samples for identification/diagnosis during the following times and days.  The helpline is a service to everyone, regardless of what county they are from.

May through September:
Mondays, 9:00 am to 12:00 noon, Washington County Extension, 402 426-9455

Tuesdays, 1:00 to 3:00 pm, Cuming County Extension, 402 672-6006

Wednesdays and Fridays, 9:00 am to 12:00 noon, Dodge County Extension 402 727-2775

OCTOBER 1ST THRU 7TH, 2023 Show your love and support for 4-H!

During National 4-H week try out some of the ideas below to promote 4-H in Dakota County.  Make sure you share on social media!

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