Monday Extension Report – March 24, 2014

March 24, 2014

Tomorrow, March 25, is Ag Day! Cherry County Farm Bureau is hosting Ag Day events

Celebrate Agriculture Community Reception with Governor Heineman, 9:00 – 10:00 AM CT  in the Valentine High School Auditorium.

USDA Livestock Disaster Program Seminar, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM CT  at the Peppermill Restaurant.


Control Diabetes for Life workshop March 26

Control Diabetes for Life, Wednesday, March 26, Cherry Extension Office from 1:30 – 4:00 PM CT.

The workshop will help you take a serious look at food expenses and explore ways to cut back on expenses while having the ingredients to prepare nutritious meals that fit your diabetes self-management plans. Knowledge is power. Learning all you can about diabetes and the latest research related to diabetes will help diabetics hold their blood sugar levels in tighter control.

Please preregister so we can have the proper number of handouts, call 402-376-1850.


2014 Cherry County 4-H Shooting Sports season kicks off  Monday, March 31

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4-H Communications and Expressive Arts Contest entry deadline March 31

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Cherry County Pesticide Applicator workshops coming up

Pesticide applicators, don’t forget that next Tuesday, April 1, will be the last Private Pesticide Applicator class of the year. If you need a private pesticide application license or have one that you need to renew, you will need to attend this class. It will be in the 4-H Building on the Fairgrounds. It will start at 1:30 pm Central time.

There are also a couple of pesticide related workshops coming up the week after next. Chemigation training will be April 8, and initial training for new Commercial and non-commercial pesticide applicators is April 10.


As always, you can call the extension office at 402-376-1850 for more information.


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