Nebraska Extension in Gage County
Heuermann Lecture to feature Chuck Hagel, Bob KerreyChuck Hagel and Bob Kerrey, former U.S. senators for Nebraska, will discuss civil discourse and its impacts on the state’s future during the first Heuermann Lecture of the season Oct. 22.
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.
Juntos 4-H Pilots in NebraskaA new program offered by Nebraska Extension aims to help the state’s Latino students reach high school graduation and attend college.
What Makes Farms Financially Resilient?Learn some of the management strategies will consistently produce profits for farmers.
The 2018 Nebraska 4-H Online Horticulture Judging contest is just around the corner. This year the contest will be available from 8:00 am Friday, June 8th through 8:00 am Monday, June 18, 2018. It is composed of three parts; general knowledge questions, plant part and seed identification, as well as a judging portion. It is open to all 4-H youth, as well as adults, and even Extension individuals. No password needed, the link listed below will take you directly to the contest. The link to participate will be https://go.unl.edu/2018hortcontest
4-H is 4 U was presented at this year's 4-H Leader & Parent Informational Night. This presentation is a great overview of the Gage County 4-H program, for both new and past 4-H members, highlights upcoming fair events, deadlines & reminders, as well as what is in a ribbon color, etc.
We encourage all 4-H families, new and returning, to scroll through this information. Please share with your club members, 4-H youth, and potential 4-H members!
April 27-28—Spring Affair, Midwest’s biggest plant sale and garden event
Spring Affair garden event offers the biggest selection of plants in the Midwest, more than 700 varieties of perennials, herbs, grasses, trees and shrubs selected for regional suitability, beauty and demand.
Plant sale, talks, garden-related vendors, concessions and plant experts to help find the “right plant for the right place,” all under one roof.
Meal provided by Farm Credit Services of America.
2018 4-H News and Updates
YQCA Website Launch - Cara White
Real Colors Communication Workshop - Kim Witulski & Christina Lyons
DOOR PRIZES and MORE!
Volunteers and parents, please join us; fees paid by the Gage County 4-H Council. Non-4-H volunteers are invited: fee is $10.00 payable at meeting.