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Fore 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 February 1, 2019 deadline. 

A workshop for nursery & green industrty professionals, turf managers, public works employees, landscape managers, arborists, tree board volunteers and cemetary & groundskeepers. Registration deadline is February 4, 2019. 

On-line enrollment is now open to enroll your 4-H'er for 2019! 4-H Leaders are required to enroll on-line too! Deadline to enroll is April 1, 2019. The following links will provide printable .pdf files for instructions on how to enroll in various capacities.

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Co-Parenting for Successful Kids is an educational program for families in the process of divorce, or who are interested in custody modification or paternity proceedings. The class will help parents understand the impact on their children and provide concrete steps parents can take to help their children succeed through the process.

Co-Parenting for Successful Kids is available throughout Nebraska to help meet the needs of divorcing families and children and meet the requirements of the New Parent Act as amended by LB 554 in 2007.

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.



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Nebraska Extension offers land application training in February
Jan 14 – Turning manure nutrients into better crop yields while protecting the environment will be the focus of eight Nebraska Extension workshops across the state in February. Read more