Food Preservation &Safety Workshop Sept. 17
A Nebraska Extension / Nebraska College Technical Agriculture (NCTA) Sponsored Food Preservation & Safety Workshop is scheduled for Thursday, September 17th at the Curtis Community Center, 201 Garlick Ave, Curtis, NE. The free workshop open to all ages will be from 6:00-9:00 pm.
Dual Credit Partnership Sept. 3
Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts will be the keynote speaker on September 3 in York as a new partnership kicks off career readiness and agricultural workforce training of York High School sophomores, juniors and seniors. New dual credit agricultural training programs are being offered this year by YHS staff, the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture, Central Valley Ag Cooperative and Reinke Manufacturing, Inc. In addition to the keynote by Governor Ricketts, the Sept. 3 kick-off will include student and partner remarks and signing the “Agricultural Workforce Development and Career Track” agreement. The public is invited to attend at 1 p.m. in the YHS Theater, 1005 Duke Drive.
KRVN and The Rural Radio Network presents the Elite Showman Competition at the Nebraska State Fair. This intense one day competition is open to one 4-H or FFA member from each county in Nebraska. It is a 5 part contest comprised of a written test, personal interview, and Beef, Sheep and Swine Showmanship class. Contestants are scored in each of the 5 divisions. The top three competitors are chosen based on high points scored over all 5 divisions. The Elite Showman Competition takes place on Saturday, September 5th at the Nebraska State Fair. click here for more information.