Enrollment is open for 2018-2019 Gage County 4-H. All 4-H youth (ages 8-18) and leaders/volunteers are required to enroll online every year. Enrollment deadline is May 1. NEW THIS YEAR...$10 dues must be paid online at conclusion of enrollment process. We encourage all members to enroll using a computer and not your mobile device. This site is not mobile friendly and can cause some issues when it comes time to pay your dues online. Enrollment instructions for new members can be found at the Extension Office or online at gage.unl.edu. Call Lindsey at 402-223-1384 with any enrollment questions.
Flood ResourcesThe following link provides current resources related to flooding.
UNL at Forefront of Innovation in Irrigation, ConservationDeploying the latest technology and strategies, the University has helped Nebraska farmers save more than 326 billion gallons of water and more than $50 million in fuel costs since 2005.
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.
Grow Your Local CommunityJoin other like-minded communities as we learn programs and resources, share best practices and ideas, empower ourselves and others to assist entrepreneurs and grow our local communities at the annual Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities (CEC) Conference.
A workshop for nursery & green industry professionals, public works employees, landscape managers, arborists, tree board volunteers, and cemetery & grounds keepers.
Thursday, February 14 | 8:30am - 3:30pm | Gage County Extension Office
Cost: $25, lunch included
Empowering farm women to be better business partners through networks and by managing and organizing critical information.
This six-session course is a discussion-based workshop bringing women together to learn from experts in production, financial management, human resources, marketing and the legal field. There's plenty of time for questions, sharing, reacting and connecting with your presenters and fellow participants.
It's a relaxed, fun and dynamic way to learn, grow and meet other women in agriculture.
FINISH STRONG! You worked hard, completed project goals, learned life skills, and contributed to your community... Finish strong recording your success and achievements. Take a few minutes to fill out your Career Portfolio. We challenge you to go the next step to compete for awards - add a story and photos and submit with your Career Portfolio. “How to” printed in this newsletter. We’re here to help - just let us know your questions!
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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.