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Nebraska Extension Master Gardeners Make a DifferenceMaster Gardeners are volunteers who combine their love of gardening with making a difference in their communities. Become a Master Gardener by contacting Ian at 402-727-2775.
4-H Online EnrollmentDodge County 4-H online enrollment must be completed (includes $10 online payment) by June 15. We encourage you to enroll by May 1st so you do not miss out on important 4-H information.
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.
The Great Plains Growers Conference will be held on January 11-13, 2018 at the Fulkerson Conference Center on the Missouri Western State University Campus in St. Joseph, Missouri.
"Grower tested and research-based information on optimizing your production of fruits, vegetables and mushrooms are the highlights of this conference, as well as a full day of great information on honeybee management, said Dr. Touria Eaton, Chair of the planning committee of the 2018 Great Plains Growers Conference. It doesn't matter if you are an experienced grower or someone with a dream about starting to grow and sell produce, there will be something for you, Eaton said.
Confronting Cropping Challenges gives you an opportunity to learn from the challenges you faced this growing season with lodged corn, resistant weeds, and new insect and disease issues while also recertifying your private pesticide license.
Learn About:Hybrid and Variety Selection On-farm Research Disease Update Insect Update Dealing with Resistant Weeds and Herbicide Issues Recertification of Private Pesticide License
The “So You’ve Inherited a Farm, Now What?” Seminar will be held in Scribner at the new Community Center on 530 Main Street on Monday, November 20 from 1:30 – 4:00 pm. Stakeholders that own farmland will want to attend the seminar to get valuable information about selling versus leasing, short and long-term management, lease agreements, legal considerations, and family communication. Growers are also encouraged to share this opportunity with their new landlords to increase their farmland ownership literacy. The seminar is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is requested by Friday, November 17.