Nebraska Extension in Hall County

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We are excited to have you join the 4-H family in Hall County!  For more information on what 4-H has to offer, check out our welcome packet (pdf).

The workshop is designed to assist land-owners, tenants, and other Agri-business professionals with issues related to farmland management and leasing arrangements.

Explore topics including whether to keep or sell the property, how to manage the property, legal considerations, appropriate lease considerations, family communications & more.

The below iGrow Mobile Educational display has been making the rounds to Hall County elementary schools.  This year’s hands-on display focuses on the mainstay of Nebraska Agriculture – CORN.  The display targets Ag literacy around corn and also includes math skills, social studies and STEM.  The participating schools received a teacher’s guide, enabling the teachers to take their students on a mini-field trip to the display to walk them through the activities and subject content.  The schools were also given a worksheet to reinforce the information learned from the display.  In March, Hall County 4-H staff were tasked with developing an educational activity with funds provided by AKSARBEN.  We are proud of what we developed and would love t

Those produce growers who must comply with FDA's Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Rule guidelines, are required to have one supervisor or responsible party from their farm who has successfully completed food safety training equivalent to the national Produce Safety Alliance curriculum.

Earliest compliance dates for large growers is January 26, 2018. Compliance dates, for all covered produce except sprouts, by business size is:

These equine webinars will be a great place for 4-H leaders/parents and senior aged youth to gain knowledge in many different areas.

The first webinar will be on September 11th at 6:00 pm and will cover equine nutrition, geared toward information needed for advancement level 3. In addition, there will be time set aside for question and answers. To access the webinar follow the instructions below:

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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