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.

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.

Our goal is to help parents and caregivers prepare healthy meals and snacks by sharing recipes, tips and ideas that are geared for children ages 2 to 5. This will help children eat more fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and low-fat dairy foods along with reducing the mealtime stress of feeding young children.

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I-29 Moo University to offer California dairy tours and World Ag Expo trip
Oct 15 – The I-29 Moo University consortium of Extension dairy specialists from Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota will host a “California Dairy Tours and World Ag Expo Trip” in the Fresno and Tulare, California areas on February 9-13, 2020. Read more
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