GLW 4-H enrollment for 2019 is due March 15th. 4-H is the nation’s largest youth development organization focused on developing skills and knowledge in agriculture, science, citizenship and healthy lifestyles. This program aims to create positive, hands-on educational experiences open to all youth in preparation for lives as successful citizens and leaders. In Nebraska, one in three youth is actively engaged in 4-H through clubs, afterschool activities and school enrichment programs. We have activities ranging from photography to animal science and foods to conservation wildlife to suit the interests of every youth.
What is the Market telling Stocker/Yearling Operators-Meeting & Ranch tour July 12, 2019Understanding what market conditions are telling you together with risk management & market strategy are a key component to business success for stocker/yearling operators. Friday -July 12 near Burwell. Registration and questions to: GLW Extension office- due by July 8 call 308-346-4200 . Morning program starts 9am until 1:00 pm central time.@ Calamus outfitters . Dinner served at noon, afternoon tour of Gracie Creek Ranch is planned.( ranch was featured in 2012 Beef Magazine National Stocker Award)
Speakers: Dr. Derrell Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist, Aaron Berger, Extension Educator with University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Dr. Mary Drewnoski, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Beef Systems Specialist
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.
TREE CARE & PRUNING WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELD FOR JUNE 22
WE WILL RESCHEDULE AT A FUTURE DATE.
JUNE 22, 2019 SATURDAY-AT 2-4:00 pm IN THE TAYLOR PARK ARBORETUM
Nebraska Ceritfied Arborist, & NCN. Brian Munk from Lincoln
some of the topics: tree planting, landscaping, trimming, Pruning
bring your best pruners & tree saw.
Sponsers: GLW Extension & Taylor Arboretum Committee
Is your property experiencing damage from recent flooding? University of Nebraska-Lincoln has a resource page ready to aid you as you prepare to clean flood damaged property, protect the safety of drinking water from your well or prevent further damage to your septic system. Be sure to maintain safe drinking water for your family as flood waters lift and carry pollutants. Visit flood.unl.edu to learn more.
Monday, NOVEMBER 12- Taylor-Loup County Ag Society Community Center. Cost $15.00 includes meal, PLEASE pre-register at 308-346-4200 by November 9th (for meal count) Speaker: Dr. Jason Rowntree, Associate Professor of Animal Science @ Michigan State University, Faculty Coordinator Lake City & UPRC AgBioResearch Extesnion Centers: Topics:* Changes from a conventional cow-calf research facility to a lower input grazing and grass finishing operation. * Impacts of grazing management on the land. * Impact of grass finishing strategies on cattle, forage and carcass performance. *Changes in industry attitudes towards beef grazing finishing.
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