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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 10, 2020 deadline. 

A workshop for nursery and green industry professionals, turf managers, public work employees, landscape managers, arborists, tree board volunteers and cemetary and groundskeepers. Pro Hort Lawn & Landscape Update registration deadline is by February 3, 2020. Cost is $28.00 before February 3rd. 

On-line enrollment is now open to enroll your 4-H'er for 2020! 4-H Leaders and Council members are required to enroll on-line too! Deadline to enroll is April 1, 2020. The following links will provide printable .pdf files for instructions on how to enroll in various capacities. 

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Land Applicator Training Days is an interactive workshop where you will learn basic manure management techniques and tips to keep the environment safe and you in compliance with your NPDES permit. 

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 Women in Agriculture Conference is Feb. 20-21

January 3, 2020
The annual Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference will celebrate 35 years Feb. 20 and 21 at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Kearney.

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2020 Master Gardener training

November 7, 2019

Lincoln, Neb. — Nebraska Extension is offering Master Gardener training throughout the state in 2020. The Nebraska EMG program is a horticulture-related volunteer training program based in many counties and has been part of Nebraska Extension since 1976.

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