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CodeRED Livestock Disease Alerts

What is CodeRED? - CodeRED is a livestock disease alert system for Nebraskans.  The Nebraska Department of Agriculture will use this for emergency communications.  This system uses texts, calls, and emails to alert the subscribers of scenarios that could affect them, such as livestock diseases, fires, and floods.  You select what species or region you want alerts on.  Download the brochure for more information and the QR code.  CodeRED

4-H Communications Event

Illustrated Presentation Contest and Video Communication Contest

Dawson County Extension Office Meeting Room

April 15, 2024

March 22 – Communication Event entry card due

 April 12 – Presentation & Video Equipment Practice, Dawson County Extension Office. Schedule time with Extension Office 324-5501.

April 15 – 5:30 p.m. 4-H Communications Event Contest, Dawson County Extension Office

                                                January 15, 2024


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2024 Private Pesticide Trainings (Dawson, Buffalo, Hall, Counties)

More information found here: https://pested.unl.edu/certification-and-training







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