Nebraska Extension in Nuckolls and Thayer Counties

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NOTICE: A regular meeting of the Southern Plains Extension Board will be held on Mon. July 12 @ 6:00 p.m. in Nelson, NE at the Nuckolls County Fairgrounds Fair Office. Agenda available upon request 24 hrs prior to meeting at the Nuckolls and Thayer County Extension Offices

UPDATE: This position has been filled as of March 8, 2021.

Come work with us to help make the best better in Thayer County!

Nebraska Extension in Thayer County is seeking a .75 FTE permanent part-time 4-H Extension Aide to grow and engage with meaningful and impactful educational experiences for 4-H and extension programming in Thayer County. Position will include educational programming, volunteer management, evaluation and record keeping, and ability to work as a member of county and statewide teams. Full position description and educational requirements available in this pdf.

NOTICE: A regular meeting of the Southern Plains Extension Board will be held on Mon. March 1 @ 7:00 p.m. in Nelson, NE at the Nuckolls County Extension Office. Agenda available upon request 24 hrs prior to meeting at the Nuckolls and Thayer County Extension Offices

NOTICE:

A regular meeting of the Southern Plains Extension Board

will be held on Mon. January 4 @ 7:00 p.m. at Deshler, NE - Deshler Public Library

 Agenda available upon request 24 hrs prior to meeting at the Nuckolls and Thayer County Extension Offices

S'mores & Awards was cancelled as in-person event due to COVID-19, but check out our 2020 Thayer County 4-H Awards Video by clicking on the link below. Congrats to our exhibitors, and THANK YOU to our volunteers and donors!  
This is a reminder that the in-person Thayer County 4-H Awards & S'mores awards night event that was scheduled for Sunday, October 18th, has been cancelled due to the rise of COVID-19 cases in Thayer County. Thayer County 4-H Families: Please watch your e-mail for more details on our awards announcement video and award pick-up dates. And please help us spread the word!

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Faculty Spotlight: Leslie Johnson

September 13, 2021
Meet Leslie Johnson, Nebraska Extension educator in the area of animal manure management.

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Dry edible bean harvest underway in the Panhandle

September 13, 2021
This season's dry edible bean harvest in underway in the tre0state region of the Nebraska Panhandle, southwest Nebraska, eastern Wyoming, and northeastern Colorado. The overall crop in the region looks very good, despite severe weather and some hail earlier in the year across the growing region. Average yield is expected to be around 2,400 pounds or approximately 40 bushels per acre.

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Returning to the Farm workshop set for Dec. 10, 11

September 8, 2021

Lincoln, Neb. —The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Center for Agricultural Profitability and Nebraska Extension will present Returning to the Farm, and workshop series for families who are in the transition process of bringing members back to the farm. It will begin with a two-day workshop for multi-generational families on Dec. 10 and 11 in Columbus.  

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Backyard Farmer to film season finale with live audience Sept. 1

September 2, 2021

Lincoln, Neb. —The Backyard Farmer panel will hold a Q&A session with a live audience Sept. 1 beginning at 5 p.m. in the Backyard Farmer Garden on the UNiversity of Nebraska-Lincoln East Campus. The session will last for about 45 minutes before the filming of the Backyard Farmer season finale. Chairs will be available for the live audience. 

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