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
Achievement ApplicationTime to work on keeping a record of your 4-H career! The Achievement Application document will keep track of personal growth, leadership, skills gained and community service activities
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
American Rescue Eyes Next-Gen AgWith an eye to the future of agriculture and technology, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is seeking federal relief dollars to fund two projects that could work in tandem to grow innovation and feed economic growth statewide.
Rural Prosperity Nebraska offers $50,000 in grants to boost communities
Spring is in the air.
The grass is looking greener
Leaves are starting to bud and the first brave crocus's and daffodils are peaking out of the ground.
The excitement for the growing season is upon us.
The 2021 Siouxland Garden Show has gone Digital
Links for each session are available on at: Siouxlandgardenshow.org
Educational Sessions available live online for the 2021 Siouxland Garden Show
Companion Rabbit Science is a self-paced learning opportunity offering information about caring for rabbits. The online course is great for middle-school-aged youth but is open to all youth regardless of age who are looking to learn more about rabbits and the 4-H rabbit project. Companion Rabbit Science is a great resource for anyone interested in caring for or learning about rabbits in 4-H whether they own one now or not!
The course includes four units covering:
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