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
BeefWatch PodcastThe BeefWatch Podcast is an audio companion to the UNL BeefWatch newsletter.
Rural Prosperity Nebraska receives $25M USDA AwardA $25 million cooperative agreement award from the U.S.D.A. for the creation of the Heartland Regional Foods Business Center.
Nebraska Extension Debuts New Strategic DirectionOur new direction leverages Extension’s expertise and strengths to align with what Nebraskans tell us they want and need.
TAPS program coming soon to high school classroomsHusker researchers and the teachers worked to develop curriculum modules for their students.
New Program Reaches Indigenous TeensProgram is helping Native American teens gain hands-on lessons regarding traditional Indigenous peoples’ farming beliefs and practices.
MAKE IT WITH WOOL CONTEST
The object of the contest is to promote the beauty and versatility of wool fabrics and yarns; to encourage personal creations in sewing, knitting, crocheting, spinning, and weaving of wool fabrics and yarns; and to recognize creative skills.
2023 State Contest Information
Saturday, November 18, 2023
Adams County Extension Office
2975 South Baltimore Ave., Hastings, NE
Contest Competition starts at 9:00 a.m.
Fashion Show 1:00 p.m.
If you have ever wondered about getting involved in on-farm research, here's your chance. Research personnel work with producers to address critical production, profitability and natural resource questions. For more information on how to get started or to explore past results of other studies, you have got to check out this website: Nebraska On-Farm Research Network | Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (unl.edu)
Applications are being accepted for youth membership of the Dawson County 4-H Council. All Dawson County 4-H youth ages 14-18 as of January 1st are eligible to apply.
If chosen, youth will assist in planning and executing a well-balanced program for 4-H youth. This is a great opportunity for youth to develop and showcase leadership skills, and a chance to provide a volunteer service to Dawson County 4-H.