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The Webster County Extension Office will be closed this Friday, July 2nd and Monday July 5th for vacations and the holiday. We hope you have a safe and fun 4th of July weekend!

The Webster County Fair will be here in 17 short days! We are getting things ready and are so excited to see you then!

The Webster County Extension Office and courthouse will be closed Monday, May 31st in observance of Memorial Day.

There will be a Webster County Extension Board Meeting on May 27th at the Webster County Fairgrounds in Bladen starting at 7:30 p.m.

Ag Econ’s Farm and Ranch Management webinar series will close out the month with a session on winter wheat this week, followed by an overview of NASS Cattle Reports next Thursday.  

Registration is open at https://farm.unl.edu/webinars.

The Economic Viability of Winter Wheat
Thursday, April 22, noon

With: Cody Creech, Dryland Systems Cropping Specialist, Nebraska Extension; Dave Petersen, Area Claims Manager, Rural Community Insurance Services; and Cory Walters, Associate Professor and Grain Economist, UNL Agricultural Economics.

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