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If you have recieved your letter from the state regarding your recertification, their will be one day of training in Otoe County this year. 

March 23 – Nebraska City – 1 to 4 pm and 6 to 9 pm (Kimmel Orchard) 

There will be training in these surrounding counties on alternative days. 

February 6 – Auburn – 1 to 4 pm and 6 to 9 pm

February 27 – Tecumseh – 1 to 4 pm and 6 to 9 pm

February 7 – Cass County Extension Office – 1 to 4 pm

 Please call the extension office at 402-269-2301 to register for one of these classes. 

Otherwise, there is an online option: 

For 38 years, the Three-State Beef Conference has provided beef cattle producers in Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska an annual update on current and critical cow-calf and stocker topics affecting producers in the three-state area.

This year the program will focus on the seemingly little things that can make a big difference in cattle performance and profitability. The Nebraska meeting will be held on Thursday, Jan 12th in Syracuse, NE at the Otoe Co. Fair Grounds. The program begins at 6 pm and consists of a dinner and three 30-minute presentations with plenty of time for discussion.


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A frosty winter day is a great time to stay indoors and enjoy a good book, a warm fire in the fireplace and a hot cup of cocoa. But for gardeners, winter is also time to dream and plan next summer’s gardens. Soon gardeners will be looking through mail-order catalogues, making up their 2023 plant and seed orders.  But for Nebraska Extension Master Gardener volunteers, winter is also a time to gather new knowledge, meet new friends and prepare for a fun season of volunteering.  


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