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No-till, Cover Crops, and Grazing Bus Tour - June 18 & 19, 2015

Nebraska Extension will be conducting a two-day No-till, Cover Crops, and Grazing Bus Tour on Thursday and Friday, June 18 and 19.  The tour will depart from and return to Beatrice, Nebraska and visit several producers in southeast Nebraska and northeast Kansas.  The bus tour is part of our Nebraska Environmental Trust Fund grant project for No-till and Soil Health Education and our Nebraska Extension No-till Educational Program.  For more information visit the No-till, Cover Crops & Grazing Bus Tour webpage.

2015 Nemaha County Fair

The 2015 Nemaha County Fair will be July 9-12, 2015Nemaha County 4-H Fair Schedule 2015 (PDF, 1 pg, 16 KB)

ATV Safety Training - June 2nd

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A FREE ATV Safety Training is being sponsored by Nemaha County Farm Bureau, Nebraska Extension, and Nemaha County 4-H.  This training is open to all youth ages 8 -18 and will be held on the Nemaha County Fairgrounds on Tuesday, June 2, 2015.  There will be two sessions (8:30 am-12:00 pm & 1:00-4:30 pm) with each session limited to 8 participants.  You must preregister for this training by May 19 by calling the Nemaha County Extension Office at 402-274-4755.  See the ATV Safety Training Flyer (PDF, 1 pg, 238 KB) for more information.  (Additional online training is required before you can participate in the training on June 2nd.)

4-H Clinics, Day Camps & Workshops

For information about upcoming 4-H Clinics, Day Camps & Workshops go to our NEW 4-H Clinics, Day Camps & Workshops page.

Clover Kid Day Camp - June 11

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Join us for 4-H Clover Kid Day Camp - "A Walk Through Nature."  There will be crafts, games, snacks - but most of all FUN!  You do not need to be a member of 4-H to attend.  All children ages 5-8 are invited (must be 5 on December 31, 2014).  Clover Kids will make projects they can bring to the fair.  There will be a morning and afternoon session.  Cost is $5 per child.  (Limit of 30 children per session.)  For more information see the Clover Kid Day Camp Flyer/Registration Form (PDF, 2 pgs, 111 KB

2015 4-H Enrollment Information

Effective October 1st, all 4-H families will enroll in clubs and projects through 4HOnline, a web-based enrollment system that will allow families to enroll on a personal computer, mobile device or at a local enrollment event.  Families will complete all of the necessary information online, including 4-H code of conduct forms and health forms.  To enroll go to:  ne.4honline.com.  A Step-By-Step Instruction Sheet (PDF, 14 pgs, 731 KB) and a Nemaha County Project List (PDF, 2 pgs, 210 KB) are available to help guide you through the process.

Agriculture/Crop Information

See articles written by Gary Lesoing, Extension Educator in Nemaha County, available on the Agriculture/Crop Articles page associated with this website.

Lawn & Garden Information

See articles written by Gary Lesoing, Extension Educator in Nemaha County, available on the Lawn & Garden Articles page associated with this website.

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Our Facebook page is University of Nebraska-Lincoln in Nemaha County.   Check it out.  "Like us" to view Nemaha County Extension & 4-H posts on your Facebook account.

4-H Information

Looking for Nemaha County 4-H Information?  Please go to the Nemaha County 4-H page.  You will find entry form and fair book information, monthly 4-H calendars and newsletters, scheduling changes, and other interesting information.

Nemaha County Ag Line

Quarterly Ag Line Newsletters and other agriculture articles written by Gary Lesoing, Extension Educator in Nemaha County, are available on line on the Crops for the Future page.

SARE Webinars

For information about SARE Webinar recordings go to the Nebraska SARE Webinars page. If you have questions about this webinar, feel free to contact Gary Lesoing at (402) 274-4755.


Extension Highlights

UNL Extension's BeefWatch

Check out the latest issue of UNL BeefWatch Newsletter. newsletter, designed to assist Beef producers and professionals. You may subscribe to receive this newsletter in your email and view the latest summaries on beef industry issues at http://Beef.UNL.edu 

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UNL Extension cropping system experts discuss the latest updates on cropping issues in Nebraska such as appearance of Pythium in corn and soybeans, wheat disease updates, and a new UNL climate app. During the growing season, each weeks CropWatch newsletter is posted on Fridays at http://cropwatch.unl.edu/

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The Acreage Insights e-News, published by UNL Extension Acreage team, is a monthly electronic newsletter providing acreage owners with timely information to better manage their rural living environment. Click here to subscribe to this newsletter or check out the team's Acreage Insight web resources (http://acreage.unl.edu/).

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An email newsletter designed to assist horticulture professionals and Extension staff with seasonal environmental topics for lawns, trees and shrubs, landscape ornamentals, fruits and vegetables, and miscellaneous items.  Share with your colleagues and friends Hort Update,  Visit our web site for archived issues .

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Faculty from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension are providing you research-based, educational program resources free-of-charge. Information in each program is based on research from educational institutions around the world. The programs listed reflect the variety of topics which our clientele cite as issues within their communities. Congratulations on leading your organization to a greater understanding of these priorities!  For lessons....


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