Local Interest

The University of Nebraska was chartered on February 15, 1869 and charged with its land-grant mission of public education and service to Nebraska. In 2019, we mark a 150-year legacy of improving the quality of life for Nebraska and beyond. Please join us in celebrating the historic past of your University and helping us chart a bold new future.

Gage County Extension Office is celebrating Charter Day with delicious cookies! Stop by our office for a treat and University of Nebraska Lincoln freebies!

Are you interested in learning what a career in Extension looks like?

We are looking for a summer intern to assist with Gage County Fair activities and Extension Programming. Preferred age of candidate would be high school graduate or college student. Applications due March 15. Check out full job description and application below.

Job Description

Application

Any questions regarding the position, contact: Gage-County@unl.edu.

Palmar Amaranth has become a troublesome weed to control in Gage, Jefferson and Saline Counties as well as other areas of Nebraska. Watch the recorded video below for more information.

"Strategies for Managing Palmer Amaranth with Multiple Resistance: The Most Troublesome Weed in U.S. Agriculture" - Professor Jason Norsworthy of the University of Arkansas

Register for upcoming Land Applicator Training. Farmers or manure haulers that need to be certified or simply want to learn more on how to interpret manure sample tests should sign up.

Land Applicator Training Information

February 26, Saline County Extension Office, Wilber

4-HOnline has cleared all projects for 2019 in an effort to create more accurate reporting. This means that you will have to re-add projects from previous 4-H years, they did not roll over to this year's enrollment. We have provided a file that lists last year's (2017-2018) projects for each youth. Please feel free to use this document while enrolling for 2019. 

2017-2018 Project List by Youth

National 4-H Congress Gage County Delegate's Reports

Four Gage County 4-H youth were awarded a trip to National 4-H Congress in Atlanta this past November, 2018. Receiving a trip were Preston Acton, Holmesville; Halie Parde, Emily Rempel, Beatrice; Melina Kostal, Odell. Read their Congress reports below.

Preston Acton:

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I-29 Moo University to offer California dairy tours and World Ag Expo trip
Oct 15 – The I-29 Moo University consortium of Extension dairy specialists from Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota will host a “California Dairy Tours and World Ag Expo Trip” in the Fresno and Tulare, California areas on February 9-13, 2020. Read more
Listening sessions on rural community prosperity scheduled in North Platte, Lincoln
Sep 16 – Two regional convenings in October will offer Nebraskans opportunities to share their best ideas on how the University of Nebraska can help rural communities position themselves for economic success. Read more