GLW 4-H enrollment for 2023 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.
Nit Kit Program – Head lice resources for who need themThe Nit Kit program’s primary goal is to elevate the overall well-being of Nebraskans by combating the spread of head lice and offering safe and effective management strategies for affected children and their families.
Breaking barriers: Women thriving in agriculture at Herd That! ConferenceThe event focuses on providing women with the knowledge, tools and skills they need to succeed in this facet of the agricultural industry.
Empowering voices: The impact of Extension on a Hispanic women groupRPN empowers a dynamic group of Hispanic women in Columbus through biweekly sessions encompassing a wide spectrum of topics, including social, cultural, health, leadership and life skills.
STEM CARES brings high-quality science and engineering lessons to rural youthThe program engaged about 1,500 youth across 21 counties in high-quality, hands-on science, technology, engineering, and math experiences.
All Pesticide Classes will be recertification & certification-bring letter and payment. The last of the face to face in our local area. April 12, 2023 @ 1:30pm. Questions for O'Neill, Holt County courthouse annex contact questons 402-336-2760-Amy Timmerman (Listen to local radio for cancelations) April 13, 2023 @ 9:00am. along with topic: Yucca control @ North Platte-West Center Research & Extension Center Meeting room. Questions to 308-696-6722. Otherwise you have option for online certification and recertification.
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.