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NEW!!    Ag Safety Day, Horiculture Clinics, CSI/Community Garden

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Fillmore County Extension Office has an opening for a full time office manager. Strong communication, organizational, and time management skills are essential plus knowledge in Word, Excel, and Quicken. A background in 4-H or Extension is beneficial. Download an Application to apply.  Resume, two letters of recommendation and application should be sent to the Fillmore County Extension Office, 972 G Street, Geneva. (402) 759-3712. Applications will be reviewed April 20th and position will remain open until filled. Fillmore County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Fillmore County Extension Office has an opening for temporary summer extension aide. Strong communication, organizational, and time management skills are essential and must enjoy working with youth. A background in 4-H is beneficial, but not required. Applications are available at the Extension office. Resume and application should be sent to the Fillmore County Extension Office, 972 G Street, Geneva. (402) 759-3712. Applications will be reviewed April 27th and position will remain open until filled.

Short monthly narratives highlighting key programming Fillmore County Extension is involved.   

Local News Columns by Extension Staff  (Current: Hazardous Waste)



  • County Fair Dates for 2015 are July 17-23rd! 
  • Get involved with the Community Garden this year!  May 7th the garden will be planted from 4-5:30 p.m. (weather permitting)
  • Ag Safety Day will be held May 28th at the Fillmore County Fairgrounds!



  • PEDV Swine Show Info:   We have new information regarding PEDV (Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus) and how to prepare for the upcoming swine show season.

Horticulture / Community   

  • On Saturday, April 25th from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Fillmore County Shop located at 615 F Street in Geneva there will be a Household Hazardous Waste Collection which is free of charge with financial support provided through a grant by the Trailblazer RC & D from the NE Dept of Environmental Quality Litter Reduction & Recycling Grant Program and other assistance provided by the Fillmore County Supervisors and Fillmore County Development Corporation.

Horse / Progress Shows

  • New information regarding the 2015 District Horse Shows as well as other new info!
  • There is a fun new website designed for kids who are interested in horses.  It has games, videos, and much more.  Check it out!!
  • This page will have up to date information about progress shows and livestock camps in Nebraska.  You can find links to printable fliers and entry forms!   Just one click away!!

​School / College

  • New 2015 Spring School Enrichment flier is available!

Extension Highlights

UNL Extension's BeefWatch

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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/

Acreage Insights e-News


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/).

UNL Extension's Hort Update

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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 .

Educational Program Resources for Communities (Free)Community1

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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