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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