Nebraska Extension in Nemaha County

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Interested in improving nitrogen management on your farm? Come learn how drone-based sensors can fit into this equation!
Sunday, July 8 6:00 p.m. Set up / cleanup at fairgrounds, EVERYONE 8:00 p.m. Fair Superintendents' Meeting, 4-H Building, static (home ec, gen. areas) and livestock attend Monday, July 9

Nemaha County 4-H'ers are busy getting ready for the 2018 Fair.  Check out these great videos.  Thanks Emily Oestmann for creating these for us.

Get to Know Your 4-H'ers - Part 1

Get to Know Your 4-H'ers - Part 2

We were fortunate to receive a fairly general rain in southeast Nebraska this past weekend and several areas also received good rains a few days earlier. With very hot and dry conditions in May, there is concern about drought in 2018. We have a long summer ahead and it is difficult to determine what’s ahead.

The Nemaha County 4-H Council invites you to become a Friend of 4-H by contributing to the Friends of 4-H Fund.

On Tuesday, June 19th, at 10:00 am, Audrey Woita, Project Leader with No More Empty Pots, presented her experience at the National Good Food Network Conference and discussed "No More Empty Pots."  Audrey received a SARE Travel Scholarship to participate in the National Good Food Network Conference which was held in Albuquerque, NM, from March 27 – 30, 2018.


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Jhala honored with outstanding associate editor award
Jul 10 – Amit Jhala, associate professor of agronomy and horticulture and extension weed management specialist, was awarded an Outstanding Associate Editor Award by the Canadian Journal of Plant Science. Read more
Survey results indicate rising cost of custom machinery operations
Jul 3 – Results from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s 2018 Custom Rates Survey indicate rising costs for machine hire operations and related services since the survey was last conducted two years ago. Read more