Nebraska Extension in Nemaha County

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A Scarecrow Crew Workshop is being planned for Saturday, October 20th, from 9:00 am to noon. This workshop is for youth ages 8 and older.

Nebraska Extension and Beef Quality Assurance will be offering BQA Certification and Animal Handling Informational Meetings for beef producers.

Nemaha County 4-H State Fair results are now available on line.  Congratulations Nemaha County 4-Hers on a job well done!

The 2018 Nemaha County Fair has come and gone.  Check out these great highlights.  Thanks Emily Oestmann for creating these for us.

Nemaha County Fair 2018 - July 11

Nemaha County Fair 2018 - July 12

Nemaha County Fair 2018 Highlights

I know I discussed bagworms a couple of months ago, but driving around southeast Nebraska has me concerned about a number of trees and windbreaks being heavily infested with them. Bagworms are primarily a pest of cedar trees and junipers, but they are frequently found in spruce trees as well. Under very severe infestations they may even be on deciduous trees and shrubs.
Enrollment and re-enrollment for the 2018 4-H year began October 17th.  All 4-H youth and volunteers will enroll in clubs and projects through 4HOnline, a web-based enrollment system that will allow families to enroll on a personal computer or mobile device.  To enroll go to:
Resources to help you enroll:
Step-by-Step Instruction Sheet for 1st time enrollment (PDF, 14 pgs, 731 KB)

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Husker Harvest Days: University exhibits to focus on managing change, challenge
Aug 29 – Husker Harvest Days exhibits from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will help show farm and ranch families how to manage change and challenges in their operations. Read more
Northeast Nebraskans turn out for Haskell field day
Aug 22 – Over 400 Northeast Nebraskans converged upon the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Haskell Agricultural Laboratory near Concord on Aug. 14 for a climate and crops family field day. Read more