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The State 4-H program has updated the 4HOnline system to a new version called 4HOnline 2.0. You can access 4HOnline 2.0 by visiting the following link: https://v2.4honline.com/#/user/sign-in  On-line enrollment is now open to enroll your 4-H'er for 2022! 4-H Leaders and Council members are required to enroll on-line too!  Google Chrome and Firefox are the recommended web browsers to use when enrolling online. Enrollment fee is $5.00 per 4-H'er and no charge for Leaders or Council members. Payment is required at end of enrollment process.

Platte County Extension Office has a job opening for Open Rank Extension Educator - Water and Integrated Cropping Systems (Eastern NE). Click on link for position information and how to apply. 

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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Principles for Attracting and Retaining Quality Ag Employees webinar - a panel discussion

November 29, 2021
Help- wanted signs are everywhere. Hiring is so difficult that many are calling this the "Great Resignation." Agricultural businesses in Nebraska are not exempt from this challenge; competition for available workers comes from area industries, and the labor market is tight.

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Beef Quality Assurance certification offered in December across Nebraska

November 29, 2021
Nebraska Extension and Nebraska Beef Quality Assurance will be offering Beef Quality Assurance Certification across the state from Dec. 13-15.

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Panhandle Perspectives: Suggestions for planning for rising fertilizer prices and bull markets

November 26, 2021
Rising fertilizer and input prices are the hot topic of conversation in rural coffee shops across the corn belt.

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Dec. 15 Extension workshop to cover crop inputs, cost of production

November 22, 2021

Lincoln, Neb. —Nebraska Extension will present a live workshop covering 2022 inputs and cost of production for crop producers on Dec. 15 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Panhandle Research, Extension, and Education Center, 4502 Avenue I, Scottsbluff.

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