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By Kathleen Cue, Nebraska Extension Horticulture Educator in Dodge County (2/17/20)

The Thurston County Extension Office will be accepting applications for a full time, temporary, summer 4-H position from approximately mid-May to mid-August, state and end dates are negotiable.  Applicants must be at least 18 years old, have experience working with school age youth, and feel comfortable leading workshops and camps.  Background knowledge of the Nebraska 4-H program is helpful but not required.  Send cover letter, resume, and references to the Thurston County Extension Office 415 Main St., PO Box 665, Pender, NE 68047 or thurston-county@unl.edu. Application deadline is March 16, 2020 or until position is filled.

By Kathleen Cue, Nebraska Extension Horticulture Educator in Dodge County (2/3/2020)

Jennifer Hansen, Extension Educator, 4-H & Positive Youth Development

By Kathleen Cue, Nebraska Extension Horticulture Educator (1/13/2020)

What bug is this on my oak tree?
Why are my flowers dying?
How do I manage this weed in my vegetable garden?

By Kathleen Cue, Nebraska Extension Horticulture Educator (12/30/2019)

If you like to garden and are interested in helping people, the Nebraska Extension Master Gardener Volunteer program may be a good fit for you.  People can find out more at the Master Gardener informational meeting Tuesday, January 7 at 3:30 pm at the Dodge County Extension Office, 1206 West 23rd Street in Fremont. You don’t have to a Dodge County resident to participate. The education is available to surrounding counties as well.


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Nebraska Extension offers crop scout training in March

February 13, 2020

Lincoln, Neb. —Agricultural industry representatives and corn and soybean growers wanting to learn how to better manage corn and soybean pests should plan to attend the Nebraska Extension Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers on March 11. The workshop will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

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Farm bill program enrollment video resources available

February 11, 2020
The Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has published video resources on farm bill details and decisions for producers as the March 15 deadline for new program enrollment decision approaches.

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