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Registration is open for the 4-H Cheyenne County Summer Workshops.  Most workshops will complete an exhibit that can be entered in the Fair.  Workshops are open to all youth in grades 3rd thru 12th.  Hurry and register workshops begin Tuesday, June 15th.

4-H Summer Workshop Flyer

High Plains Ag Lab Field Day June 15 will be face-to-face, and include anniversary celebration

The High Plains Ag Lab (HPAL) June Field Day and 50th (+1) Anniversary Celebration on June 15 will provide not only a showcase for current research at HPAL, but also recognition of the past half-century of service to agriculture in the region.

Wheat variety trial field tours June 8-17 across Nebraska

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Crop Performance Testing program will sponsor wheat variety trial field tours in seven locations across Nebraska, from Fairbury to Hemingford, from June 8-17.

For those who are unable to attend scheduled in-person events, the plots will be labeled up to a week in advance of the scheduled tour, and the signs will remain until harvest.

Dates, times, locations and directions for the field days:

Aaron Berger, Beef Educator Nebraska Extension

This article and other research-based beef news are available on, Nebraska Extension’s beef cattle production website. Interviews with the authors of BeefWatch newsletter articles become available throughout the month of publication and are accessible at

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