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Come and join our team! We are hiring a summer intern for the Jefferson County Extension Office. Click below for the job description and more information. Submit resume and references to Darci Pesek at darci.pesek@unl.edu or drop them off at our office at 517 F Street in Fairbury.

Jefferson County Extension Intern Description

As the spread of COVID-19 continues rapidly, Nebraska Extension is taking several steps to help protect our clientele and our broader communities. State-wide, Nebraska Extension is canceling all in-person events from March 16-May 9. This is in line with the CDC recommendation of ‘social distancing’ that the larger UNL community is also following.

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Wheat shows good promise going into winter

November 29, 2023
The Panhandle of Nebraska experienced favorable planting conditions for its hard red winter wheat with good soil moisture.

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Walbrecht opens 4-H livestock opportunities to youths with disabilities

November 15, 2023

“Youth getting agricultural experience and the skills that 4-H teaches them — there’s no limit on how valuable that is.”Allison Walbrecht, sophomore animal science major and founder of the Unified Showing 4-H Club.

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IANR, Extension, Landscaping and Nebraska Forest Service Leaders and Educators Honored with Nebraska Statewide Arboretum Awards

November 13, 2023
The Nebraska Statewide Arboretum honored 11 individuals and organizations with awards at its annual reception on November 3 at First Plymouth Congregational Church in Lincoln.

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Nebraska 4-H Volunteer Road Show: helping youth thrive through leader development

November 13, 2023
Outside the York County Fairgrounds 4-H Building stands a historical marker titled “Nebraska 4-H Clubs Began in York County.”

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