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Click the clinks for more information on how to nominate animals for state fair.  You will need to follow these instructions for nominating the animals for state fair online.  To allow the Extension Office to keep up with the paperwork please have all market beef nominations for state fair be complete by March 31, 2020.

Step-by-Step Nominations Instructions

4-H State Fair Livestock Nomination Requirements

The Extension office will send instructions on entering animals for exhibit at state fair in July.

 Please call the office if you have any questions.

 

            School is in session, the days are getting shorter and there is a cool, crisp feeling in the evening air.  Fall is coming and bringing National Pumpkin Month with it.  An autumn staple of American culture and cuisine, pumpkins are grown and enjoyed all over the world, reports Nebraska Extension Educator Debbie Kuenning. 

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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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