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Richardson County 4-H and Extension Foundation, Inc.

Founded February 2012

Purposes:

  • Non-profit corporation designed to promote and improve the 4-H and Extension programs in Richardson County
  • Provide charitable, educational, literary, and scientific opportunities to youth and adults
  • Stimulate development of new programs and activities

Interested in making a donation?

  • Great! You can specifically indicate how you would like your donation to be used (i.e. scholarships, a specific program or activity, etc.)
  • Note: This Foundation is separate and independent of the Richardson County 4-H Council and 4-H Booster support. Donations to the Foundation are tax-deductible and allow for more unique and diverse opportunities

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Extension Highlights


Disaster Recovery Resources

We have complied a collection of resources to help those that have been affected by recent storms. More...


Water Requirements for Calves

Karla Jenkins, UNL Extension cow/calf and range management specialist, discusses the water requirements for young calves. More information on water consumption from young calves can be found here.


Leaf and Bacterial Diseases Developing in Corn

Current warm, humid conditions are conducive to further development of leaf and bacterial diseases in corn. Accurate diagnosis will be important to selecting the best management options for the disease(s) present. Full story.


Bacterial Blight in Soybean

Frequent stormy conditions, rains, and cooler weather have resulted in bacterial blight of soybean becoming a common sight in Nebraska soybean fields. This disease is typically not a big yield robber, but may cause greater concern if current weather patterns persist Full story.


UNL Extension's Hort Update for July 14, 2014Squash bugs

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-News for July 2014AcreageInsights

The 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 July 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 


Educational Program Resources 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....

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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.