Monday Extension Report – March 30, 2015

March 30, 2015

Last Pesticide Safety Education Program for Private Applicators is today

Private Pesticide applicators, don’t forget that today is 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 is in the 4-H Building on the Fairgrounds. It will start at 1:30 pm Central time.

Chemigation Applicator Training next Tuesday, April 7

If you need a Chemigation applicators license, or have one that expires this year, you need to attend this class. It will be held at 1:00 pm in the Cherry County Courthouse meeting room. Chemigation training is for people who apply fertilizers or chemicals through their irrigation system.

Chemigation training is also available online. You will still need to come in the office and take the test, but at least you can do most of it online.

Cherry County 4-H re-enrollment deadline is April 1.

New members have until June 1.

Registration is on-line registration this year. Go to ne.4honline.com to enroll. If you have any questions or need help with the enrollment process, please give us a call. We do have step by step instructions if you need them.

Shooting Sports Leader workshop registration deadline, April 1.

April 1, is also the registration deadline for the Nebraska 4-H Shooting Sports Leader Certification Workshop April 11-12 in Ainsworth. Four project areas will be available – hunting skills, shotgun, rifle and archery. We sure need more certified shooting sports leaders. Give us a call for more information.

Establishing Perennial Grasses

Last week I sat down with Denny Bauer, my colleague from Ainsworth, for the BeefWatch Podcast. We talked about how it’s better to wait until fall to plant perennial grasses. The BeefWatch Podcast in on iTunes. You can also use the direct url http://real.unl.edu/podcast/BeefWatch-15/BeefWatch.xml

As always, you can call the extension office at 402-376-1850, or visit us online at cherry.unl.edu for more information.


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