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Contact: Brittany Fulton, communications specialist, 308-632-1230,

                   Jesse Fulton, director, Nebraska Beef Quality Assurance, 308-633-0158,

Dawes County Extension is hiring a summer intern to help with the 4-H program! Check out the internship description and application for full information. Mail completed application to: Dawes County Extension Office or Email to 250 Main St., Suite 8 Chadron, NE 69337

Summer Intern Job Announcement University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension In Sioux County


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Sheridan County 4-H Foundation will be sponsoring the annual Progress Show on June 25th beginning at 10:00 a.m.  

As as big bonus there will be a beef fitting Clinic lead by McPeads be a Champ Camp that will be on Friday June 24th.  

For More Information, Flyer and Registration Click Here

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May 16, 2022
The estimated crop water use for Nebraska Panhandle crops for the previous week and the upcoming week is shown in this table. It is based on data gathered by and calculations made by Gary Stone, Nebraska Extension educator, and Dr. Xin Qiao, Extension Irrigation and Water Management Specialist, both based at the UNL Panhandle Research and Extension Center in Scottsbluff.

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Agsplosion brings agriculture to local students

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More than 700 elementary students from western Nebraska got a hands-on education recently about Nebraska agriculture during the Agsplosion event that was held in 5 different locations in the Panhandle.

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May 15, 2022
Are you looking for agricultural information that you can trust? Look no further than University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension publications!

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Two Record Keeping Workshops Offered in Rushville

May 10, 2022

Lincoln, Neb. —Keeping your records up to date on the farm or ranch is important but can be a complicated task. Nebraska Extension is offering two workshops in Rushville at the Sheridan County Extension Office (800 S Loofborrow Street) on May 23. These workshops will help you develop an easier process in keeping records by using tools, resources and tips taught during the sessions.

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