Enrollment and re-enrollment for the 2019 4-H yhear. 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
Flying Tigers 4-H RaffleFlying Tigers 4-H Club is doing a Raffle. $5 Per Ticket for 2 Prizes - 2 Half Hogs and Processing. Funds Collected from this Raffle will go towards purchasing a new food stand at the Pawnee County Fair.
The Raffle will take place on January 22nd 2019 at Half-Time of The Lewiston Boys Basketball Game Held at the Lewiston School.
For more Information and to purchase tickets Please Contact Jill Sasse 402-239-6893 or Dana Steinacher 402-806-7329.
Whole Raw Soybeans as a Cost Competitive Protein Supplement for Cows and CalvesCurrent market conditions for raw, whole soybeans are making them price competitive in parts of Nebraska with other protein sources such as distillers grains and alfalfa hay to be used as a protein supplement for cows as well as weaned calves.
Prepare for FairFind all your fair information, schedules, camps, and registration forms!
New Turfgrass App Goes GlobalExtension Educator, Bill Kreuser, has developed a new software application aimed at making turf grass management simpler and more sustainable.
New 4-H Grant Looks to Increase Youth in Computer ScienceNebraska 4-H received a National Science Foundation Grant to create toolkits to aid youth interested in computer science.
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
4-H Camp Brochure: https://unl.box.com/s/350q0j4ne22n4o3nidd2p2hmekxwtiwy
Big Red Camp Brochure: https://unl.box.com/s/sjcv0awrp2va95vtk8a3dk77g1ll5ik0
Make Plans to Attend the Three-State Beef Conference Area beef producers should make plans to attend the fifth annual Three-State Beef Conference that will be held on January 15, 16 and 17, 2019 with locations in Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska. The theme for this year’s conference is “Reducing Cow Feed Costs Using Cropland”. Topics and speakers for the conference are as follows: “Filling in the Gaps – Using Annual Forages to Meet Late Fall and Early Spring Forage Needs”, Dr. Mary Drewnoski, Beef Systems Specialist, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; “Opportunities and Management of Corn Residue for Beef Cattle”, Kristen Ulmer, Beef Systems Educator, University of Nebraska Extension; “Silage as the Primary Winter Feed for Cows”, Dr.
Those interested in learning about current trends in cash rental rates, lease provisions, and crop and grazing land considerations should make plans to attend this upcoming land management meeting. The workshop is based on the topic, “Managing Agricultural Land for the 21st Century”. Learn management strategies for your land by attending this seminar at the Gage County Extension Office in Beatrice. The meeting will be held on December 19 with registration starting at 9:15 a.m., program starting at 9:30 a.m., and ending by 3:00 p.m in the afternoon. Pre-register by December 14 for meal count purposes.
*NEW* this year 2018: The official identification for COUNTY and STATE FAIR for all classes of goats and sheep is a Scrapie Tag.
Before you can get Scrapie Tags, you must have a premise ID number and a Flock ID number, which the Department of Agriculture can assign to you. Call them at 402-434-2300.
Scrapies tags may be purchased from Allflex. The cost of the tags is the families responsibility. (Order Form)
The Extension Office has a universal tagger available.