GLW 4-H enrollment for 2024 is encouraged by 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. Enroll at v2.4honline.com now open
Local WIldfire Disaster ResourcesHave you or someone you know been impacted by fire? Nebraska Extension has links to information concerning the following topics: Livestock, Crops, Home, Safety & Health, Children & Families, Mental Wellness.
UNL Extension website is disaster.unl.edu
Other resources maybe your local NRCS office and FSA office.
NACEB 2023 OUTSTANDING ADVOCACY AWARDSNebraska Association of County Extension Board (NACEB) 2023 Outstanding Advocacy Award is for unwavering commitment to supporting and promoting Nebraska Extension's impact.
Small Cards, Big Impact; Nebraska Extension's Bed Bug EducationDid you know there is a quick and convenient resource to help you identify bed bugs, and it even fits in your wallet?
Nebraska Extension, Rural Prosperity Nebraska program helps Ord business expand"One of the things you’ll find out here that you just don’t find elsewhere is the level of commitment to supporting our own home-grown entrepreneurs.”
Growing Minds: Nebraska Extension’s Youth-Driven Ag Books Enrich Childhood LearningSeven high school and college students took part in the program by authoring eight engaging agriculture-related books last summer
All 2024 Private Pesticide Classes & Chemigation will be recertification & certification-bring letter and payment. The face to face in our local area are: February 8, (Thursday) Taylor @ Loup County Event Center 9:00am. pesticide training. February 15 (Thursday) Burwell @ Garfield Courthouse 9:00am pesticide training. February 21 (Wednesday) Greeley @ Greeley Fire Hall 9:00am pesticide training, 1:00pm chemigation. February 28 (Wednesday) Ord @ Valley Co. Fairgrounds 9:00am pesticide training, 1:00pm chemigation training. March 5 (Tuesday) St. Paul @ St.Paul Library Community Room 9:00am pesticide training, 1:00pm chemigation training. March 12 (Tuesday) Loup City @ Community Building 9:00am pesticide training, 1:00pm chemigation training.
the weigh-in that was scheduled this weekend January 28 & 29, 2023 has been canceled due to very cold weather
RESCHEDULED TO MARCH 25 Burwell & 26 Ericson. Times: 1:00pm-2:30pm. Questions to our Office 308-346-4200
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.
Nebraska 9th graders currently enrolled in 4-H (and those enrolled as 8th graders last year) will have received a letter pre-admitting them to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. With this, they will have the opportunity to participate in Next Chapter, a unique partnership between Nebraska 4-H and University Admissions that connects students statewide with the resources of the University! This also means that students that meet academic requirements will be admitted after high school. Next Chapter also grants students access to personnel and resources like never before. Highlights will include:
Welcome to GLW 4-H! 4-H has its own language, culture and customs. Join Steve & Jenn for a night of orientation into this new culture where we will explain 4-H structure, policy, and expectations. We will take time to answer all of our county fair-related questions so that you feel prepared for your first fair or more prepared for your second or third. This is a great opportunity to get to know our staff and learn about the resources available to help your family have a great start in 4-H. If you are interested in attending this zoom meeting, please email Jen, our 4-H Youth Development Educator, to register at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also call her with questions at 308-346-4200. May 2, Tuesday @ 6:00pm by Zoom.