Nebraska Extension in Garfield, Loup & Wheeler Counties

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Interested in doing a 4-H quilting project this year, but don't know exactly how to start? Come to 4-H Quilt Planning Day to get ideas, find patterns and plan your project with 4-H quilt project leaders. This open house-style event will take place from 5:30PM-7:00PM at Hanna's Texstyles in Burwell on Monday, April 17th. The only things you need to bring are your creativity and your enthusiasm for 4-H Quilt Quest!

In 2016, Emerald Ash Borer was confirmed in Nebraska resulting in many homeowners being concerned about their trees. Elizabeth Killinger, extension educator with Nebraska Extension in Hall County, will share information about the Emerald Ash Borer, what to look for in your ash trees, and management decisions for homeowners to consider. This program will be held on Monday, May 1st at 6:30PM at the Garfield County Courthouse. In the presentation, Elizabeth will teach about borer identification, tree care and what options you may have for replacing your ash trees. She will also be available to answer your gardening questions at the conclusion of the program.

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2022 Dry Edible Bean Day set for Feb. 8 at Gering Civic Center, with Zoom option

January 26, 2022
The 2022 Nebraska Dry Bean Edible Bean Day will feature the Nebraska Dry Bean Growers Association's annual meeting, as well as information on dry bean revenue insurance, irrigation water outlook, and discussion of on-farm research with University of Nebraska-Lincoln specialists.

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February programs to discuss supplementation strategies to mitigate nutrient challenging breeding seasons and grazing systems

January 25, 2022
Four face-to-face programs across the Panhandle on Feb. 16 and 17 hosted by Nebraska Extension will focus on management practices to improve pregnancy rates in late-spring-calving cows, and review the impacts of grazing systems on Nebraska’s plant communities and rangeland productivity.

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Chemigation certification training set in Scottsbluff, Sidney, Bridgeport, Alliance

January 24, 2022
Nebraska Extension will conduct chemigation certification training sessions in February, March and April across the state, including Alliance, Sidney, Bridgeport, and Scottsbluff. Training and testing will also be available online.

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Nebraska Extension offers Land Application Training Feb. 9 in Bridgeport, also other Nebraska sites

January 24, 2022
Applying manure management concepts on-farm will be the focus on eight Nebraska Extension Land Application Workshops across the state in February and March, including one in Bridgeport on Feb. 9.

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