78th annual Platte County Fair is July 11-15, 2018
Nebraska Extension in Platte County
Makerspaces Transform Rural CommunitiesA variety of creative and learning projects are within reach of rural Nebraskans at the traveling Library Innovation Studio, also known as makerspace, at the Bridgeport Public Library this summer.
Juntos 4-H Pilots in NebraskaA new program offered by Nebraska Extension aims to help the state’s Latino students reach high school graduation and attend college.
Communities Wanted for CEC2019 and 2020The Nebraska Extension’s Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities (CEC) Conference team is seeking engaged communities to serve as hosts for the 2019 and 2020 conferences to be held in the spring of each year. Conference planners are anticipating hosting the CEC conference in Nebraska’s Southeast region in 2019 and Northeast region in 2020.
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.
Youth will be judged on their showmanship presentation and animal knowledge. Open to youth over 10 as of January 1, 2018. Free registration. A video done by the county extension office will be submitted as the entry to be judged. Entries are now being accepted until August 10th at 5:00 p.m.
For more information, go to https://4h.unl.edu/companion-animal/showmanship-contest
All youth aged 14 and 15 and working on a farm or ranch other than their own MUST be certified through a Hazardous Occupations Course. 2018 Tractor Safety Flyer and registration form
Parents gain positive educational experiences by being in a classroom with others in a similar transition. Print Statewide Brochure for On-site and On-Line Classes in .pdf format (including on-site registration form).
Reduced Fee Application (fill-in .pdf format)
The Columbus After School Program is a non-profit organization committed to providing a safe and secure environment for youth in the Columbus area to grow intellectually, culturally, physically, socially and emotionally. The goal is to prepare them to live a life of service as citizens of their community and country.