Centennial Splash

4-H Expo 2015
Morrill County NE Cattlemen Affiliate Meeting to feature JIM ROBB

Jim Robb is the Senior Agricultural Economist and Director of the Livestock Marketing Information Center (LMIC). Jim has written numerous research papers, articles, and newsletters on various topics related to livestock marketing. Jim is a popular speaker and relates well to cattle producers and he has agreed to be the guest speaker at the April 21, Morrill County Nebraska Cattlemen Affiliate meeting in Bridgeport, NE at the Prairie Winds Community Center.  Beef cow numbers are down after the 2011-2013 drought and many producers are looking to rebuild or expand their herds with Nebraska's abundant resources. Jim will be discussing the market outlook and market signals impacting the beef industry.
Anyone not a member of a local Nebraska Cattlemen's affiliate is encouraged to come to the meeting and learn how membership impacts policy, education, and beef production in Nebraska.
Join us at the Prairie Winds Community Center at 6:00 p.m. for the social with a meal to follow at 6:30. The meal is $15 for non-members and $10 for members. Merck Animal Health is sponsoring this meeting.
Please RSVP by 9:00 a.m. April 20th, to Lewis Coulter at (308) 262-2100 or 631-8240.

Tractor Safety Training to be held June 8-9 in Gering

The 2015 Tractor Safety Trainings will be held in seven locations across the state during May and June. Any youth 14 or 15 years of age who works on a farm or ranch other than his/her parents' is required to be certified through a tractor safety course.  Extension Educators and field specialists will teach the 2-day courses.
The training in this area will be June 8-9 at Legacy of the Plains Museum in Gering.
Cost for the course is $60, which includes all course materials, lunch both days and breaks.  Registration is requested a week prior to class.  For details or to register, contact the Nebraska Extension Office in Scottsbluff, 308-632-1480.

Co-Parenting for Successful Kids

Guardianship/Conservatorship Classes 

Commercial/Non Commercial Pesticide Training

Private Pesticide Training

Master Gardener Program

Chemigation Training

2015 Spring Seed Guide

2015 Scotts Bluff County Fair Open Class Fair Book

2015 Scotts Bluff County Fair 4-H Fair Book

2015 Morrill County 4-H Fair Book

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As a leader in your community, often you are asked to present a program to club meetings, civic groups or professional organizations. Finding information for such a program and then organizing it can be challenging and time consuming. Look no further!

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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