Nebraska Extension in York County

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York County has multiple scholarships available for Seniors in High School.  Scholarship applications are due in February, March,  and a few in July.  Check out the list to see which ones you qualify for.

Scholarship List

FEBRUARY EVENTS

Feb. 7-9:  Nebraska Ag Tech Assoc. (NeATA) Conference, http://neata.org
Feb. 8:  Pesticide Training, 9 a.m., Extension Office, Grand Island
Feb. 8:  Chemigation Training, 1 p.m., Hall County Extension, Grand Island, troy.ingram@unl.edu 
Feb. 8:  Beef Profit Tips, 1 p.m., Geneva
Feb. 8:  LBNRD Operator Training, 1:30 p.m., Fairgrounds Clay Center

Now is the time to start making plans for the new 4-H year. If you are new to 4-H the Nebraska Extension program would LOVE to help your family become involved as part of the “4-H Family!”  

Clover Kids 

If your child is 5-7 there is the Clover Kids level of 4-H membership. Clover Kids can do special projects designed for their age level, as well as taking part in “club projects” of all sorts. Clover Kids may also exhibit at the county fair and will receive comments and encouragement on their exhibits and will receive a special Clover Kid ribbon and a premium for each exhibit. 

4-H Members 

Dicamba Updates:  For those of you who farm in both Nebraska and Kansas,



Nebraska Extension in York County

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Public forums to address 2018 farm bill
Feb 14 – Producers, landowners and other agricultural policy stakeholders seeking information on the 2018 farm bill are encouraged to register for a series of five forums scheduled at locations across Kansas and Nebraska. Read more
Nebraska Extension crop scout training on March 13
Feb 14 – 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 program March 13 at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead. Read more