Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County - January 2021

2020 Extension Highlights

Highlight Report p1 thumbnail.jpgThe 2020 Extension highlights feature in the paper version of the January Nebline will be its own e-newsletter emailed on Monday, Dec. 28. Extension not only pivoted how we taught, but changed programs to meet people’s needs.


Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

(Graphic by Dungdm93, is a month when many people reflect on the year behind and set goals or “resolutions” for habits they wish to change in the year ahead. The past year of 2020 was certainly a year with unexpected events. Reflection on last year and looking ahead to 2021 may look different than most years. Continue reading…


Pesticide Applicator Trainings

NDA Pesticide Applicator License Example 2021.jpgIf you have a pesticide applicators license expiring in April, 2021 — either private or commercial, or you need to get a new license — classes begin soon. Make plans now to attend the training option that fits your needs. Trainings will be held only if current COVID-19 conditions permit. Continue reading…


Upcoming Green Industry Conferences

2021-Great Plains Logo.jpgGREAT PLAINS GROWERS CONFERENCE • FEB. 12–13
The 2021 Great Plains Growers Conference is going virtual! Stay home and avoid winter driving conditions, while sharpening your production and marketing skills. All you need is a computer and internet access. Continue reading…


Dog Club Accepting New Members, Starts Up in January

4-H Dog Show at 2019 Lancaster County Super FairThe 4 On the Floor 4-H dog club is open for youth ages 9-18. The 4-H dog project is fun and fulfilling. Training a dog is a lifelong skill! Youth should be able to maintain general control of their dog and their dog should not show aggressive behaviors before joining this club. A training collar... Continue reading…


Premier Animal Science Events Results

Lancaster County 4-H Livestock Judging Senior TeamIn September, the Nebraska 4-H statewide Premier Animal Science Events (PASE) was held at University of Nebraska–Lincoln East Campus. PASE was postponed from June and modified to only seniors competing in the Livestock Judging Contest. Continue reading…


Dairy Cattle Judging Results

The 2020 Nebraska State 4-H/FFA Dairy Cattle Judging Contest was held virtually in October. Contestants placed classes of multiple dairy cattle species, along with tie-breakers. Two 4-Her’s represented Lancaster County in the senior division, earning blue ribbons. Continue reading…


4-H Thanks Sponsors

Trophies for 4-H horse and rabbit shows at the 2020 Lancaster County Super FairThe Lancaster County 4-H program — a partnership between Nebraska Extension and the Lancaster County government — would like to thank all of the businesses, organizations and individuals who sponsored 4-H events, activities, programs and trophies during the 2020 4-H year. Thanks also all volunteers!

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4-H Lock-In Canceled

4-H Teen Council’s annual overnight Lock-In for 4th and 5th graders has been canceled for 2021.

Originally published December 16, 2020 - Submit an Item