Making A Difference
Impact Summary Reports
- UNL Extension Impact 2013
- Beef Systems
- The Learning Child
- Guardianship/Conservator Training Program
- Agricultural Economics
- Cropping Systems Productivity
- Food, Nutrition & Health
- Agriculture Water Management
- Animal Manure Management
- Water, Climate & Environment - Community
- Business Ventures and Innovation
- Nebraska Broadband Initiative
- Entrepreneurial Communities
- ESI and Beyond
Fillmore County News and Events
Fillmore County Fair: July 12-17, 2014
Fillmore County Extension provides research-based information to Nebraskans! To learn more, read….
Short monthly narratives highlighting key programming Fillmore County Extension is involved.
Nebraska 4-H Month
"Make a Lasting Impact"
February is Nebraska 4-H Month! The theme for this year is Make a Lasting Impact. Make an impact by sharing your 4-H story. Promote 4-H in our community: tell your family, friends and neighbors about the great things 4-H has done for you! Celebrate in your clubs or encourage others to join.
Help us decorate the front window! Complete the attached Color-a-Clover Challenge and return it to the Extension Office by February 28th. All clovers will be on display at the Extension Office to celebrate Nebraska 4-H Month. Turn in your clover to collect 4-H gear!
Check our Facebook Page for fun activities throughout the month.
Omaha Fashion Week
Omaha Fashion Week producers have announced plans for a Student Night on Tuesday, March 4th, the first night of fashion week. The event will include a runway show and panel discussion with current OFW designers. It will be free for all students, including 4-H members. Adult tickets are $15. Their goal is to get 500 people at the event.
The fashion show that evening will feature 3 collections, one of which will be a 4-H collection. 4-H'ers who have participated in the Celebration of Youth exhibit have been invited to model their garments on the runway as part of this event. This collection will consist of 10-12 garments from across the state. Omaha Fashion Week is the 5th largest fashion week in the nation! Contact Megan Burda for more information.
2013 Co-Parenting for Successful Kids (Brochure)
Co-Parenting for Successful Kids is an unbiased, research-based education class designed to help separating and divorcing parents cope with divorce and custody. Parents learn to answer the children's questions and keep their children safe and out of their conflict. Co-Parenting for Successful Kids strengthens communication skills that can improve interaction with children and the other parent.
Ag & Horticulture
Private Pesticide Applicator Dates
Has your certification expired for private pesticide applicator licensing? Now is the time to check the card that's in your billfold to know for sure. If it is expiring this year, you should have received a letter about upcoming training dates, but if it's been expired, you won't receive a letter. You have multiple methods to take these classes that include in person, home study or online.
You can get a listing of statewide training dates and check on the status of your license or contact our office.
2013-14 Farmers & Ranchers College Programs (Download Brochure)
The Farmers & Ranchers College was formed in January, 2000 with the purpose of providing high quality, dynamic, up to date educational workshops for area agricultural producers in south central Nebraska through a collaborative effort between business, industry and higher education leaders.
-March 20, 2014 - Agricultural Water Update at the Fillmore County Fairgrounds in Geneva from 0 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. with registration at 9:45 a.m. **
** Programs are provided at no cost to the public, but registration is appreciated for a meal count. Please call the Fillmore Co. Extension Office at (402) 759-3712 one week prior to the program.
Check out pictures & the latest information from these programs!
UNL Extension Panhandle Research and Extension Center Director Search Seminars
The UNL Extension Panhandle Research and Extension Center Director canidate seminars will be available in person at the Panhandle Research and Extension Center in Scottsbluff or by Adobe Connect. More information...
UNL Extension: 2013 Statewide Impact Report
An Important resource for all Nebraskans: Why Extension? Nebraskans trust, value and use the unbiased, research-based knowledge of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to solve important problems and create real-life opportunities. UNL Extension is uniquely positioned, as a part of the land-grant university system, to create robust learning resources delivered across our statewide network of Extension professionals that improve Nebraskan's lives and livelihoods helping all of Nebraska grow and prosper. More…
Dr. Wayne Moore named Associate Director/Associate Dean - UNL Extension
It is our pleasure and honor to announce that Dr. Wayne Moore has accepted our offer to join UNL Extension as
our Associate Director/Associate Dean.
Dr. Moore has extensive experience as an Extension Specialist, Regional Director for the University of Missouri Extension, Vice President and Director of Internal Communications for the American State Bank in Lubbock, Texas and, most recently, as District Director for Purdue Extension. Dr. Moore holds a Ph.D. in Consumer Economics from Texas Tech University, M.S. in Clinical Psychology from Millersville State University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in Biblical Counseling from Lancaster Bible College.
Dr. Moore will begin his duties as Associate Director/Associate Dean on February 1, 2014. Please welcome Dr. Moore to UNL Extension!!!
UNL Extension's Hort Update for February, 2014
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. Some topics featured this issue include: recent snowmelt moisture, black knot removal, great plants for great plains and more. Share with your colleagues and friends Hort Update, Visit our web site for archived issues .
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 March 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 BeefWatch for March 2014
Check out the January issue of UNL BeefWatch Newsletter. newsletter, designed to assist Beef producers and professionals. In this issue of the newsletter you will find information on: Meat labeling, Impact of cold weather on calf weights, Nebraska Manure Demonstration Day, Balancing the Ranch for Protein & Energy with Forages and more. You may subscribe to receive this newsletter in your email and view the latest summaries on beef industry issues at http://Beef.UNL.edu
Programs for Communities (Free)
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....
Provides current grain/livestock market commentary and analysis; weather, climate, and soil moisture updates; practical advice from seasoned, working producers; and more.
View entire episodes or search for answers to your plant, yard, and insect problems. Watch Backyard Farmer live on NET1 April to mid September (Thursday, 7:00 pm CT).
Audio and video interviews with University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension specialists and educators on topics ranging from crop and livestock production to health and nutrition to lawn and garden care, and more.