University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension is excited to bring you the first ever Great Plains Judging Circuit. A great lineup of contests throughout the state gives young people the opportunity to perfect their skills in preparation for the PASE contest on June 26. Qualifying youth must attend two contests at minimum, in addition to the PASE contest to be eligible for awards and scholarships. The top-5 individuals in the Senior (age 14-18) and Intermediate (10-13) divisions will be recognized as part of the All-State Team during a Grand Drive at the 2018 Nebraska State Fair.
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If you were enrolled in the Pawnee County 4-H program as an 8th grader, you may have received information participating in Next Chapter programs and being pre-admitted to UNL. Next Chapter is a college-readiness program delivered through the Nebraska 4-H program that helps students prepare for and succeed in college by providing the skills students need to reach their academic goals.
The Next Chapter program:
Enrollment and re-enrollment for the 2018 4-H year began October 17th. All 4-H youth and volunteers will enroll in clubs and projects through 4HOnline, a web-based enrollment system that will allow families to enroll on a personal computer or mobile device. To enroll go to: ne.4honline.com
This training will allow individuals to become certified or re-certified as Private Pesticide Applicators. Individuals must attend the complete three-hour program. Cost: $40
Those who have in inherited or received farmland and want to learn more about the best strategies for managing the asset are encourage to attend one of several Nebraska Extension programs being offered across the state this fall.
“I am contacted monthly from citizens who have had their parents pass away, and now they are managing a farm for the first time in their lives,” said Allan Vyhnalek, Nebraska Extension educator and event speaker. “They may have even grown up there, but haven’t been around for 30 or 40 years and need to understand that farming practices and management concepts have changed.”