Platte County Extension Office has moved to its new location at 2715 13th Street, downtown Columbus. We are open Monday -Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. OPEN HOUSE is scheduled for February 13, 2018 from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. Join us along with the Columbus After School Program to learn about our programs, tour our new facility, meet new staff and enjoy some refreshments.
Nebraska Extension in Platte County
What Makes Farms Financially Resilient?Learn some of the management strategies will consistently produce profits for farmers.
Boldly Looking ForwardFocusing on six areas of strength, the latest issue of Growing magazine highlights IANR's bold vision for the future of Nebraska.
Registration Open for Women in Ag ConferenceWomen in the agricultural industry looking to increase their business management skills are encouraged to register for the 2018 Women in Agriculture Conference organized by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The annual conference will be held Feb. 22 – 23, 2018, at the Holiday Inn Convention Center, 110 S. 2nd Ave., Kearney, Neb.
Prepping for EmergenciesNebraska Extension and Nebraska 4-H are piloting a youth preparedness and educational outreach program known as MyPI (My Youth Preparedness Initiative) Nebraska now through August 2018.
Participate in 2018 Custom Rate SurveyEvery other year, the University surveys farmers and ranchers regarding rates they charge for custom operations. Anyone involved in providing some form of custom work in Nebraska is invited to participant. Surveys are due 2/15/18.
Tuesday, Feburary 27, 2018 - 6:30 p.m. at Pinnacle Bank East Location (210 East 23rd Street - basement meeting room), Columbus, NE.
Fore more statewide training dates and locations, go to http://pested.unl.edu
Pre-registration is required to attend any of the Lawn, Garden, Tree and Landscape classess. To register, please complete the form, clip and mail with payment by January 29, 2018 deadline.