Nebraska Extension in Nuckolls and Thayer Counties

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A number of people have asked what's the best way they can help with flood relief efforts. There are a number of ways you can help.

First, and most foremost, do not just show up to a community that has been impacted wanting to volunteer. While volunteers are critical resources during recovery efforts, too many or being at the wrong place at the wrong time can hamper recovery activities or even put the volunteers and others at risk.

Applications are now being accepted for the position of 4-H Extension Aide at the Nuckolls County Extension Office in Nelson. 

This position requires excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.  Strong organizational and time management skills are essential plus proficiency in computer programs including word and data processing.  Ability to teach, keep accurate records and develop curriculum is necessary.  Desire and ability to work with youth and adults in a professional and pleasant manner is required.   

This is a County funded part-time hourly position based on a 24-hour workweek.  Hourly rate is $13.25, depending on experience. No benefits are provided with this position.   

The Thayer County Extension office is seeking a self-starting, motivated candidate for its 2019 Summer Assistantship. This is a part-time, non-permanent position which will last May through August.

This position will serve as a summer assistant in the Thayer County Extension office to assist staff in the delivery of Extension programming. The priority for this position is supporting and delivering 4-H and youth programming throughout Thayer County. Other duties may include answering the phone, assisting with walk-in questions, developing materials, doing social media posts, attending meetings, and other duties as assigned. The position is supported through the generosity of the Thayer County Commissioners.

The Southern Plains Extension board will meet on Monday, March 25th, at the Thayer County Courthouse Club Room. The board meeting will start immediately following the completion of the 4-H Educator Interview, which will start at 5pm.

The agenda for the meeting can be found here.

The next meeting of the Southern Plains Extension Board is scheduled for November 26, 2018, 7pm, at the Thayer County Extension Office. The agenda for the meeting can be found here.

The next meeting of the Southern Plains Extension Board is scheduled for September 24, 2018, 7pm, at the Nuckolls County Extension office. The agenda for the meeting can be found here.



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2020 Master Gardener training
Nov 7 –

November 6, 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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4th annual Nebraska Grower and Brewer Conference & Trade Show
Nov 6 –

November 6, 2019

Lincoln, Neb. — The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has announced the dates for the fourth annual Nebraska Grower and Brewer Conference and Trade Show. The two-day conference will be held Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 27-28, 2020, at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney, Nebraska.

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