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Your Help Is Needed: Wearable Design Contests!


Clover Kid (Ages 5-7) Record Book    Form

Jr. (Ages 8-14) Record Book    Form

Sr. (Ages 15-18) Record Book     Link

Old Career Portfolio    Link

Steve Melvin, Irrigated Cropping Systems Extension Educator

Pesticide Training Dates conducted by Steve Melvin Jan. 30: 1:30 p.m. Fairgrounds, Central City Jan. 30: 6:30 p.m. Fairgrounds, Central City Feb. 13: 1:30 p.m. Fairgrounds, Aurora Feb. 13: 6:30 p.m., Fairgrounds, Aurora Feb. 14: 1:30 p.m., Fairgrounds, Central City Feb. 21: 1:30 p.m., Fairgrounds, Aurora Feb. 24: 1:30 p.m., Fairgrounds, Aurora Mar. 5: 1:30 p.m., Fairgrounds, Central City Mar. 5: 6:30 p.m., Fairgrounds, Central City

All Pesticide Training dates are available at pested.unl.edu

Merrick County Youth & Agriculture Education Center 


Rental Rates

Reservation System 


Family Membership (please return to the Merrick County Extension Office)

If you need assistance, there is internet and a computer available at the Extension Office located in the new building.  Or call 308-946-3843.

Merrick County: Breaking New Ground Campaign

Our goal is to raise $2,312,500

Contractor: Rathmann-Manning Corporation of Chapman, Ne
Architect: Joseph R. Hewgley & Associates, Inc., North Platte, Ne

Nebraska Extension in Merrick County

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Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference is Feb. 20-21

January 3, 2020
The annual Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference will celebrate 35 years Feb. 20 and 21 at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Kearney.

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2020 Master Gardener training

November 7, 2019

Lincoln, Neb. — Nebraska Extension is offering Master Gardener training throughout the state in 2020. The Nebraska EMG program is a horticulture-related volunteer training program based in many counties and has been part of Nebraska Extension since 1976.

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