Nebraska Extension in Platte County

Local Interest

78th annual Platte County Fair is July 11-15, 2018

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.



Nebraska Extension in Platte County

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Nebraska's pesticide container recycling program in its 27th year
Apr 18 – When dropping off your clean agricultural pesticide containers for recycling at one of Nebraska’s 18 participating recycling collection sites, you can feel good knowing the containers will be recycled into useful products that stay in the U.S. Read more
Sarah Polak named experience coordinator at Raising Nebraska
Apr 18 – Nebraska-native Sarah Polak has been named experience coordinator at Raising Nebraska, the award-winning agricultural literacy experience at the Nebraska State Fairgrounds. Read more