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Welcome to Gage County Local Information

The links below connect to local information and/or commonly used client information from the Univesity of Nebraska-Lincoln and other research-based websites.
 
 
   
 
4-H & Youth
4-H home
Scholarships (for advanced education)
4-H/FFA Fair - Events, contests & results
 Agronomny
      cash rental rates
      custom rates
 
 
Multi-media Index (Powerpoint, videos, etc)
 
 
 
Home Extension Clubs
 Partyline - Newletter
 
News Columns
 
Horticulture Happenings - Nicole Stoner, Extension Educator
 
 Forage Minute - Dr. Bruce Anderson, UNL Extension Forage Specialist
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension in Gage County
1115 West Scott St • Beatrice NE 68310
ph: 402-223-1384 • Fax: 402-223-1370
general email: gage-county@unl.edu

Office hours: 8 am - 5 pm Monday - Friday

Paul C Hay, Extension Educator, Agonomy
email: phay1@unl.edu

Nicole Stoner, Extension Educator, Horticulture
email: nstoner2@unl.edu

Kayla Colgrove, Extension Educator, Nutrition & Health
email: kcolgrove2@unl.edu

Jane Esau, 4-H Program
email: jesau2@unl.edu

Abigail Kostal, County Affiliate email: akostal2@unl.edu

 

 

Sondra Germer, Project Coordinator, CYFAR
email: sgermer2@unl.edu

 

 

1914-2014

We invite you to join in the
celebration of the
establishment of
Cooperative Extension-
the Smith-Lever Act of 1914.


The 2014  Gage County Fair & Expo theme is "Centennial A-Fair."

 

Extension Highlights

 

ExtensionImpact

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 March, 2014Ash Bore

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 .


 CropWatch Newslettercropwatchlogo

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-NewsAcreageInsights

The April 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 April 2014

Check out the latest issue of UNL BeefWatch Newsletter. newsletter, designed to assist Beef producers and professionals. 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)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....

 

Growing a Healthy Future - magazine published twice yearly highlighting University of Nebraska-Lincoln Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources programs that benefit Nebraska and beyond

Diversity at IANR
 

Drought Resources image and link to DroughtResources.unl.edu

eXtension image - link to Extension.org

Image and Link to UNL Extension TV

Extension Webcasts

Market Journal logoMarket Journal
Provides current grain/livestock market commentary and analysis; weather, climate, and soil moisture updates; practical advice from seasoned, working producers; and more.

BYF logo Backyard Farmer
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). 

Ag Almanac logo Ag Almanac
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.