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 The Otoe County 4-H Resource Page contains information for Otoe County 4-H members - forms, dates, rules, workshops, clinics, contact information, etc. 
The Otoe County Fair will be Thursday, July 23rd through Sunday, July 26th, 2020. The theme for 2020 is: "Putting All the Pieces Together". The Fair Book & Schedule can be found here. If you have any questions about the fair book please contact the Nebraska Extension Office in Otoe County.
For all the latest Agricultural news and links to University of Nebraska - Lincoln Agricultural newsletters and reports. Custom Rates, Agricultural Land Values, Cash Rent, Pesticide Certification, Youth Tractor Safety Training, UNL CropWatch, UNL Market Journal, UNL Cornhusker Economics, Beef Watch, and much more.
Is there a lawn and gardening topic you would like to learn more about? Interested in the Master Gardeners program?

All information about the Nebraska State Fair  regarding 4-H can be found at the following link - this includes Exhibitor Entry Information, Fair Schedule, Maps, Results and Photos for Exhibitors, Judges and Volunteers http://4h.unl.edu/nebraska-state-fair.



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Panhandle Perspectives: Did you know? The first domestic sugarbeet seeds were produced in Nebraska

March 26, 2020
At the turn of the 20th century, the sugarbeet was one of the few American crops with an almost complete dependence upon Europe as a source of seed each season. The vast majority of all seed used in sugar beet production originated in either Germany or France. It took two primary factors before Americans were convinced that a domestic seed industry was needed.

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Combatting cabin fever: Extension builds out educational content

March 24, 2020
For many families across the state, cabin fever may be setting in, and Nebraska Extension is working to help alleviate pent-up energy with fun, educational content for all ages.

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