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Due to low attendance, the Beatrice ProHort Training has been cancelled. Thank you for your interest.

2020 ProHort Training

A workshop for nursery & green industry professionals, public works employees, landscape managers, arborists, tree board volunteers, and cemetery & grounds keepers.

Schedule of Events: (subject to change)

8–8:30am Registration & Refreshments

8:30–9am Opening: Welcome & Local Items of Interest

University of Nebraska Extension and the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) are planning a series of Farm Bill education meetings in late November through December in Nebraska to assist producers as they begin to make farm-bill related program decisions.

The 2018 Farm Bill, signed into law last December, reauthorized the existing Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) commodity crop safety net programs that were in the 2014 Farm Bill, however, producers will need to make new program enrollment decisions over the coming months.

Winners were everywhere at the 2019 4-H Achievement celebration held Sunday, November 10 at the 4-H Building. We are proud to award 4-H members, volunteers, and supporters for their achievements in 4-H!

The fair is over, the excitement settled, and it's time for 4-H members to record your accomplishments for the year. October 1 is right around the corner - the time to submit your Career Portfolio and Award Application.

County-level: Career Portfolio and/or Junior Achievement Application (ages 8-14), Senior Achievement Application (ages 15-18) may be submitted

State Level: New for 2019 - Nebraska 4-H will ONLY accept Senior Achievement Applications. 

4-H & FFA Livestock Exhibitors:

Looking forward to an exciting fair next week and working together with all of you, 4-H and FFA members, parents and volunteers.

Stall assignments are based on the number of livestock entered on I.D. sheets and entries made. 

PLEASE SET UP YOUR PENS, GATES, DECORATIONS, ETC. ACCORDING TO THESE ASSIGNMENTS. 

2019 Stall Assignments

All 4-H & FFA Static Exhibits, and 4-H/FFA Livestock Entries for the Gage County Fair & Expo must be entered online at https://gage.fairwire.com. Online entry deadline is July 17, 5pm. No late entries will be accepted.

Exhibitors will create a new account every year, do not try to use login information from previous years.

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Nebraska Extension offers crop scout training in March

February 13, 2020

Lincoln, Neb. —Agricultural industry representatives and corn and soybean growers wanting to learn how to better manage corn and soybean pests should plan to attend the Nebraska Extension Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers on March 11. The workshop will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

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Farm bill program enrollment video resources available

February 11, 2020
The Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has published video resources on farm bill details and decisions for producers as the March 15 deadline for new program enrollment decision approaches.

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