Nebraska Extension in Platte County

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On-line enrollment is now open to enroll your 4-H'er for 2018! 4-H Leaders are required to enroll on-line too! Deadline to enroll is April 2, 2018. The following links will provide printable .pdf files for instructions on how to enroll in various capacities.

New Member Enrollment

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

Fore statewide training dates and locations, go to

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 January 29, 2018 deadline. 

Entry day begins on Monday, July 9

What should I rent my ground for? Who pays for repairs? Some farmland lease Frequently Asked Questions (three page printable .pdf file) and a Farmland Lease Check List (two page printable .pdf file).


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Capturing value in cropping systems using cattle the focus of April 4 field day
Mar 8 – Grazing cattle on cropland can be a win-win situation for both crop production and livestock feeding. A Nebraska Extension field day on April 4 will provide a unique learning and networking opportunity for cattle operators and those involved in crop production. Read more
A legacy of service: Henneman looks back on 37-year extension career
Mar 7 – Alice Henneman, a pioneer of food and nutrition education programming, is set to retire from Nebraska Extension on March 30. Read more