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1) Chadron, Dawes County Fairgrounds, Wed. February 10, 8:30- 12:00 PM - call 308-432-3373 to register 

2)  Chadron, Dawes County Fairgrounds, Wed. February 10, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m - call 308-432-3373

3) Mirage Flats, St Peters Church, Wed. February 17, 1:00- 4:00 PM  - call 308-327-2312 to register

4) Crawford, Community Center, Wed. February 24, 8:30 am. to 12:00 p.m. - call 308-432-3373 to register

5) Crawford, Community Center, Wed. February 24, 1:00- 4:00 PM - call 308-432-3373 to register

6) Rushville, American Legion, Wed. March 3,  8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - call 308-327-2312 to register

Animal Science: Inspiring Your Future Scholarship Contest

New scholarship opportunity! High school seniors and transfer students who are admitted animal science majors looking to enroll in the Fall 2021 semester at UNL are encouraged to apply. Please visit the website or contact Alli Raymond ( for more information. Continue reading…

Using the searchable, web-based 2021 Pick Your Project, users will be able to search for projects by keywords, curriculum areas, knowledge levels, and geographic levels. It is the intent that this feature will assist 4-H youth, volunteers and families with learning about the project opportunities using the Pick Your Project and then locating the same project in 4HOnline. Enhancements for the future of the web-based Pick Your Project continue, and its integration with the new 2021 Nebraska State Fair book will be shared soon!

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Virtual Nebraska Crop Management Conference set for January 27

January 22, 2021
The virtual 2021 Nebraska Crop Management Conference will feature research updates and information tailored to Nebraska crop issues and grower interests.

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Upcoming Communicating with Farmers Under Stress webinar workshop to build farmer stress awareness

January 22, 2021
Stress seems to be prevalent in the agriculture sector, with even more concerns arising due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Third annual Nebraska Regional Foods Systems Initiative Food Systems Summit to be virtual

January 14, 2021
The third annual Nebraska Regional Food Systems Summit will take place via Zoom Feb. 8-11.

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2021 western lambing and kidding school Feb. 6 near Bayard

January 13, 2021

Lincoln, Neb. —The 2021 Western Lambing and Kidding School on Saturday, Feb. 6, near Bayard, will feature a farm tour, hands-on demonstrations, and presentations by expert speakers.

The school, sponsored by the Nebraska Sheep & Goat Producers and Nebraska Extension, will run from 9:15 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Julie Kappen Farm, 10803 Rd 89, Bayard, and Bobby Jo’s Branding Iron, 533 Main, Bayard.

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