Protecting Crops in a Warmer WorldHigher temperatures caused by climate change aren’t just increasing the number of daytime scorchers. Nights are getting warmer as well, stressing plants and decreasing yields of vital crops worldwide.
New Turfgrass App Goes GlobalExtension Educator, Bill Kreuser, has developed a new software application aimed at making turf grass management simpler and more sustainable.
New 4-H Grant Looks to Increase Youth in Computer ScienceNebraska 4-H received a National Science Foundation Grant to create toolkits to aid youth interested in computer science.
Does Moral Hazard Affect Crop Insurance?New research by agricultural economists at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln challenges traditional thinking on federal crop insurance.
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
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