Andrea Nisley

DAWSON COUNTY 4-H’ERS COMPETE IN STATE 4-H SPEECH CONTEST

DAWSON COUNTY 4-H’ERS COMPETE IN STATE 4-H SPEECH CONTEST Andrea Nisley                 Eleven 4-H’ers from Dawson County were among 172 contestants who competed in the 2020 Nebraska 4-H Public Speaking Contest held Wednesday, June 24, virtually, according to Andrea Nisley, UNL Extension Educator.                 Emma Luther of Overton was named the Senior Champion for PSA and Abbie Owens of Lexington…

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Sarah A. Sivits

Tractor Safety & Cutworms

Western Bean Cutworm Flights: Nebraska Extension released an article on predicting western bean cutworm moth flights in 2020. Adult moths prefer to lay their eggs in corn fields that are in the late whorl to early tassel stage. Current models predict that the optimum 25% flight pattern for western bean cutworm moths will be in early- to mid-July. The following is…

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Sarah A. Sivits

Early Season Diseases in Corn

PRESS RELEASE—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                June 10, 2020 by: Sarah A. Sivits, Dawson/Buffalo/Hall County Extension   Early Season Diseases in Corn: We are starting to get some reports of early season diseases showing up in corn this year. Diseases are heavily determined by environmental conditions, plant susceptibility, diseases present, and field history. This article will talk briefly about some…

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Andrea Nisley

VIRTUAL 4-H PRESENTATION CONTEST IS JUNE 30

VIRTUAL 4-H PRESENTATION CONTEST IS JUNE 30 Andrea Nisley The Dawson County Virtual 4-H Presentation Contest will be Tuesday, June 30.  The 2020 Dawson County Extension will be conducting the 4-H Presentation Contest virtually due to developing coronavirus guidelines.  All 4-H’ers, ages 8-18, may participate, said Andrea Nisley, UNL Extension Educator. A 4-H presentation is an oral communication in which…

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Andrea Nisley

4-H CLOTHING CONTEST SLATED JULY 7th

4-H CLOTHING CONTEST SLATED JULY 7th Andrea Nisley The 2020 4-H Clothing Contest is slated for Tuesday, July 7th, at the Lexington Middle School, according to Andrea Nisley, UNL Extension Educator. During the contest, 4-H’ers will not only model for the judge, but they will also have their garments judged for construction, neatness, suitable fabric and trimmings, and design and…

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