Nebraska Extension in Garfield, Loup & Wheeler Counties

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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.

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.

"Fun With Numbers . . .Leads to Math" is three online web lessons (You must attend all three classes live). Early childhood teachers can become inspired math teachers-seeing math in children’s literature and everyday routines, communicating their own excitement, and making significant improvements in children’s math learning by understanding the Big Ideas.

Date for the Three Online Lessons: You must attend all three classes live

April 1 – 7:00-8:00 pm (CST)  April 15 – 7:00-8:30 pm (CST)  April 29 – 7:00-8:30 pm (CST) 

Two Homework Assignments: You must complete homework on time

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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Perdue town hall, pep rally, exhibits highlight N150 celebrations at state fair
Aug 16 – Visitors to the Nebraska State Fair, Aug. 23 through Sept. 2 in Grand Island, will have several opportunities to celebrate the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s 150-year legacy of improving the quality of life for Nebraska and beyond. Read more
Poll offers insight on rural Nebraskans’ views of immigration
Aug 14 – While rural Nebraskans have mixed opinions about the impact of immigration on rural Nebraska, those more likely to have lived alongside recent immigrants have more positive views, according to the 2019 Nebraska Rural Poll. Read more