The Nebraska 4-H Online Horticulture Judging Contest provides youth an opportunity to test their knowledge of growing fruits, vegetables, flowers, and ornamental plants. The contest is open to all youth, as well as adults.
New Webinar Series for Farm and Ranch ManagementThe Department of Ag Economics is launching a new webinar series to discuss COVID-19’s impact on farm/ranch management issues in Nebraska.
#socialdistancing: Create Physical Distance but Stay in TouchIt may be easier to stay six feet from the nearest person but that doesn’t mean that farmers and ranchers aren’t having to cope with uncertainty. Learning to recognize your stressors and how to manage stress can help you personally and those around you. If you recognize someone in distress, use a caring approach in listening to them, and then connect them to resources.
COVID-19 ResourcesThe following link provides current resources related to COVID-19 for your family, your businesses, and your community.
Calling All 4-H'ers and Familes!
Visit CDC.gov and search for "Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19" for the sewn option of the preferred pattern. Create and donate masks to help our community! When you have your masks completed just call and arrange a drop off time at the Nebraska Extension Office in Stanton County.
Monday - Thursday from 7 am tp 5 pm.
We will deliver them to our local health department for distribution.
April 20 - May 20
Questions: Call 402-439-2231
Stress happens to all of us and it's normal to feel overwhelmed, especially during tough times. If you feel anxious or depressed, you're not alone. Your neighbor, friend or family member may also be struggling and could use your support. Staying Connected During Tough Times is a list of available resources.
The Stanton County Board has suspended public access to the courthouse and county buildings except by limited appointment only for at least 2 weeks. The outside doors of the courthouse and county buildings will be locked March 24, 2020 at 4:30 PM (close of business) until further notice. Stanton County Board will revisit restrictions at a Special Meeting April 7, 2020 at 9:00 AM. All customers will be required to call ahead and make an appointment with the specific office where they must conduct business.
Please use the drop box behind the extension office for easy access and remember we have an answering machine for calls after hours, or you may call Kim Bearnes’ cell phone number if needed immediately: 402.360.2872.
Here are a number of resources that are available. All are links to the various websites where the information is located.
Nebraska 4-H is offering a variety of Virtual & At-Home Learning experiences.Living Room Learning - 3rd-5th grades Boredom Buster Challenge - 6th-9th grades Equine Webinare Series A Beautiful Day - ages 1-8 Cat Club
Along with several differenct activity guides. Many of these opportunities are available to both 4-H'ers and non-4-H'ers.