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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

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

2019 Private Pesticide Training Schedule 

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.

Martha and Don Romeo Scholarship 4-H Scholarship

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Fremont Corn Expo set for Jan. 3
Dec 18 –

Dec. 18, 2018

Lincoln, Nebraska – Eastern Nebraska corn growers can sharpen their marketing, production and pest-management strategies at the 2019 Fremont Corn Expo Jan. 3 at the Christensen Field Main Arena, 1730 W. 16th St. in Fremont.

The event starts at 7:30 a.m. with a complimentary breakfast and time to view exhibits. Presentations begin at 8:45 a.m. and end at 3 p.m. Lunch is also provided.

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Extension Successful Farmer Series starts January 4
Dec 17 –

December 17, 2018

Lincoln — Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County is hosting a Successful Farmer Program Series on Fridays from January 4 to February 8, featuring timely topics for today's farmers. Multiple sessions and topics allow ag producers to pick the topics most relevant to them and their operation. All sessions will be 9-11:30 a.m. in Lincoln at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Road. Sessions also will be livestreamed. To watch, register online at https://lancaster.unl.edu/ag.

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