Nebraska Extension in Wayne County
February is Nebraska 4-H Month
February 28, 2019
In Nebraska, 4-H reaches 1 in 3 age eligible youth from 93 counties with the support of over 12000 volunteers. Nebraska 4-H strives to enable all youth to develop strong personal mindsets and the social skills necessary for successful futures. 4-H reaches youth through club, camp, afterschool, school enrichment and special interest groups.
For those who have been impacted by the recent flood, please navigate through the links listed below.
Nebraska Extension has compiled various resources to those affected by the recent historical weather event. Flood.unl.edu
is a key reource full of science-based information for Families & Individuals, Homeowners, Businesses & Communities, and Agriculture.
Purdue Extension also has a great categorized resourse available with updated information about flood recovery.
Tractor Safety Classes
The most common cause of agricultural-related death in Nebraska is overturned tractors and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs). Employing anyone uncertified under age 16 is a liability risk for farmers if those children operate such equipment.
Mar 22 – As Nebraskans begin returning to their homes in the aftermath of widespread historic flooding, Nebraska Extension has mobilized a number of resources to aid in the road to recovery. Read more
Mar 5 – An international team has sequenced and mapped the genome of proso millet – a feat essential to raising yields of the drought-resistant crop in the Nebraska Panhandle and semiarid regions where population booms foreshadow food shortages. Read more