Nebraska Extension in Gage County
Come Home to the Gage County Fair - We are glad you are hereJuly 25-29, 2018
Veterinary Feed Directive | Beef Quality Assurance ProgramIf your livestock operation needs information about the new Veterinary Feed Directives (VFD), click here for more information.
Barn Quilt ProjectThe Gage County Agriculture Society, along with Gage County 4-H clubs, members and families, has one of the first fairgrounds in the state of Nebraska to have a Barn Quilt Trail, honoring both our agricultural and quilt heritage. Follow the trail to discover the beauty and variety of the patterns, each with a tie to our past… and to our future.
4-H Youth Help Save the ButterfliesThrough the 4-H Ag Innovators Experience, youth to apply critical thinking and science, technology, engineering and mathematical skills to a real-world agriculture challenge.
Makerspaces Transform Rural CommunitiesA variety of creative and learning projects are within reach of rural Nebraskans at the traveling Library Innovation Studio, also known as makerspace, at the Bridgeport Public Library this summer.
Join us for an upcoming meeting - So, You've Inherited a Farm, Now What? on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at the Gage County Extension Office, 1115 W Scott Street, Beatrice. Meeting is form 1:00-4:00 pm.
Guest speakers include Allan Vyhnalek, Extension Educator, Farm Succession and Jim Jansen, Extension Educator, Agricultural Economist.
Tire Amnesty day will take place August 15-16 at the Gage County Fairgrounds. The collection is two days, open 8:00 am - 5:00 pm OR UNTIL 375 tons of tires have been collected. Once that amount is reached, no more tires will be accepted. Here are some guidelines to prepare you for the event:No tires with rims. No tires from tire retailers. Be prepared to unload your own tires. Please have a count (# of passenger car or pick up, semi or tractor tires) or weight of your tires. Gage County tires only.
Collection site is the parking lot north of the Gage County Fairgrounds.
For more information contact the Extension Office, (402) 223-1384, Paul Hay, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Linda Grell, (402) 228-4576.
Thank you! Volunteers are the hear of 4-H. We invite teens, adults, grandparents, and other to join in the 4-H summer excitement. You'll meet new people, learn new skills, and have a great time! Come home to Gage County 4-H.
We need your help in several areas: pre-fair events, 4-H building, 4-H/FFA livestock shows and other fair events. Click here for volunteer sign-up. Submit paper by July 1 or sign-up online.
July 7, 9:00am at the Gage County Fairgrounds, Beatrice NE
Entry forms due to Gage County Extension Office by July 2. No entry fee.2018 Gage County Invitational Dairy Show entry form 2018 Gage County Invitational Dairy Show guidelines