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!

 NOTICE:

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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Bruns reappointed as West Central Research and Extension Center director

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Kelly Bruns has been reappointed to the role of director of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s West Central Research, Extension and Education Center (WCREEC) in North Platte. The reappointment is for a five-year term.

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