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Private Pesticide Applicator Training by Zoom:


Once again, a group of Water & Integrated Cropping Systems educators have organized a set of private pesticide applicator trainings by Zoom. These meetings were advertised this past Friday in CropWatch. Anyone is welcome to attend these trainings. The team anticipates interest across the state.


Here are the dates, times, and registration links:

Nebraska Extension Calving Workshop at the Dawes County Fair Grounds on Wednesday, February 15th

 Nebraska Extension is hosting a hands-on Calving Workshop featuring Becky Funk, DVM and Extension Specialist, and Lindsay Waechter-Mead, DVM and Extension Educator. Topics covered will include calving equipment and proper use, techniques for managing dystocia, when to call for help, and hands-on demonstration and training using a life-size model cow and calf.

Nebraskans Can Treat their Drinking Waer for Free!!!

If you drinking water has high concentrations of nitrate, the Nebeaska Department of Environment and Energy (NDEE) is offering an opportunity for you to treat fit for free with the Reverse Osmosis System rebate program.  

Applications opens: January 1st, 2023

Applications Close: June 23, 2024

The Nebraska 4-H Horse judging school is for horse show judges, aspiring judges, judging team
coaches, and youth! We will have classroom demonstrations to judge. The main topics we will cover
are Hunter Under Saddle, Horsemanship, Reining, and 4-H Horse show rules and guidelines.

The event will be held at the Animal Science Complex
University of Nebraska-Lincoln East Campus, 3940 Fair St., Lincoln, NE
Presenters will be Sarah Schobert (Texas A&M), Laura White (All-Around Judge), and Lena Luck
(Nebraska Youth Equine Specialist).

Early Registration (by 2/19): $30 (Youth), $40 (Adult), $30 (Adult via Zoom) At the Door
Registration: $40 (youth), $50 (Adult)

Save the Date:  4-H Horse Camp June 8-10th, 2023 at Fort Robinson State Park, Crawford, NE  

Registration forms will be available March 20th.  


Register by January 13

The Power of Negotiation and Communication: Land Leasing Strategies for Midwestern Ag Women is a four-part extension workshop produced in collaboration between women in agriculture programs in Indiana, Kansas, and Nebraska.

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