Nebraska Extension in Nuckolls and Thayer Counties

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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!


A regular meeting of the

Southern Plains Extension Board

will be held on

Mon. Nov. 16 @ 7:00 p.m.

Nuckolls County Extension Office - Nelson, NE

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

Greetings, 4-H members and families! Your friendly neighborhood office staff members are preparing for County Fair 2020 for both Nuckolls and Thayer counties. This year's fair will be unlike anything you've been part of before due to COVID-19 modifications and safety precautions, but we are still going to learn, grow, compete, and celebrate with our local 4-H and FFA youth. Thank you to all of the 4-H Council members, club leaders, and other volunteers who have dedicated time to helping us put on a fair during COVID-19.

Nuckolls County Fair 2020 Dates Announced

Join us for the 2020 Nuckolls County Fair July 11-15! More details coming soon.

Thayer County Fair 2020 Dates Announced

Join us for the 2020 Thayer County County Fair August 6-8! More details coming soon.

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2022 Dry Edible Bean Day set for Feb. 8 at Gering Civic Center, with Zoom option

January 26, 2022
The 2022 Nebraska Dry Bean Edible Bean Day will feature the Nebraska Dry Bean Growers Association's annual meeting, as well as information on dry bean revenue insurance, irrigation water outlook, and discussion of on-farm research with University of Nebraska-Lincoln specialists.

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February programs to discuss supplementation strategies to mitigate nutrient challenging breeding seasons and grazing systems

January 25, 2022
Four face-to-face programs across the Panhandle on Feb. 16 and 17 hosted by Nebraska Extension will focus on management practices to improve pregnancy rates in late-spring-calving cows, and review the impacts of grazing systems on Nebraska’s plant communities and rangeland productivity.

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Chemigation certification training set in Scottsbluff, Sidney, Bridgeport, Alliance

January 24, 2022
Nebraska Extension will conduct chemigation certification training sessions in February, March and April across the state, including Alliance, Sidney, Bridgeport, and Scottsbluff. Training and testing will also be available online.

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Nebraska Extension offers Land Application Training Feb. 9 in Bridgeport, also other Nebraska sites

January 24, 2022
Applying manure management concepts on-farm will be the focus on eight Nebraska Extension Land Application Workshops across the state in February and March, including one in Bridgeport on Feb. 9.

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