Flood ResourcesThe following link provides current resources related to flooding.
UNL at Forefront of Innovation in Irrigation, ConservationDeploying the latest technology and strategies, the University has helped Nebraska farmers save more than 326 billion gallons of water and more than $50 million in fuel costs since 2005.
Protecting Crops in a Warmer WorldHigher temperatures caused by climate change aren’t just increasing the number of daytime scorchers. Nights are getting warmer as well, stressing plants and decreasing yields of vital crops worldwide.
Grow Your Local CommunityJoin other like-minded communities as we learn programs and resources, share best practices and ideas, empower ourselves and others to assist entrepreneurs and grow our local communities at the annual Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities (CEC) Conference.
With the recent flooding Nebraska Extension in Platte County, Platte County 4-H, Lakeview FFA, Lakeview FFA Alumni, Nebraska Cattlemen, Ag Park and First Nebraska Bank are working to organize a group of volunteers to help farmers affected by the flooding. Many people want to know how they can help out and be of service to others. We are looking for volunteers, fencing material donations, and food to feed volunteers. Farmers in need of volunteers can also sign up! Platte County Flood Relief 2019
79th annual Platte County Fair is July 10-14, 2019
2019 Fair Book Departments (all .pdf files)
Youth in grades K-8 are invited to join us for a Safety Day on May 29th at Ag Park, Columbus. A $5.00 paid registration must be received by May 22, 2019 at the Extension office. Topics for demonstration are Ag. Chemical Safety, Healthy Lifestyles, Mower Safety, Sun safety, Hearing Safety, Electrical Safety. Progressive Agriculture Safety Day Registration Form Flyer
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.