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University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Extension in Nemaha County

Webinar Scheduled for
Produce Growers

If you sell locally grown fruits, vegetables, herbs, and/or honey, and wish to re-enroll or enroll in the Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) and the Women, Infants, and Children Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (WIC FMNP), mark your calendars for a webinar scheduled for Tuesday, April 22nd at 6:00 p.m. in the classroom at the Nemaha County Hospital.  The webinar lasts one hour and you must attend the one-hour interactive farmer training session in order to be certified to accept 2014 SFMNP and WIC FMNP coupons.  If you enrolled in the SFMNP in 2011, your certification period for both programs has expired, and it is time to re-enroll.  If you are going to participate in this certification webinar, you must pre-register by contacting the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension in Nemaha County at (402) 274-4755 by April 17th.

Tornado Season Is Here

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We can never be surprised at the weather we may have in Nebraska this time of year.  With 800 F weather last Friday and Saturday, and snow on Sunday, anything can happen.  The variable temperatures we have can potentially develop into severe weather, and even spawn tornadoes.  Each year is different, and 2014 is no exception.  Two years ago we already had had several tornadoes in Nebraska by mid-April. . . . (Learn more, PDF, 2 pgs, 128 KB)

National Conference on Cover Crops & Soil Health Videos

Videos of all the presentations delivered at the Omaha conference are now available online on the SARE National Conference Presentations webpage.  PDF's of most of the Power Point Presentations are also available.

In addition, on the SARE Events National Conference Webpage you will find the video of the opening panel sessions and NRCS Chief Jason Weller's presentation.  Ten short 2-3 minute videos of farmers talking about cover crops on their farms, most of whom were speakers in Omaha, are also available.

Check out these educational & informative resources on cover crops and soil health.

NEW Fairbook is Online!

The 2014-2015 Nemaha County 4-H Fairbook is available online.  The new fairbook is currently at the printers and hard copies should be available sometime in April.  Until then all the information is available on the 4-H Fairbook page.

Agriculture/Crop Information

See articles written by Gary Lesoing, Extension Educator in Nemaha County, available on the Agriculture/Crop Articles page associated with this website.

Lawn & Garden Information

See articles written by Gary Lesoing, Extension Educator in Nemaha County, available on the Lawn & Garden Articles page associated with this website.

2014 4-H Enrollment Forms

2014 4-H Youth Enrollment Form (PDF, 2 pgs, 154 KB)
2014 4-H Volunteer Enrollment Form (PDF 1 pg, 149 KB)

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Our Facebook page is University of Nebraska-Lincoln in Nemaha County.   Check it out.  "Like us" to view Nemaha County Extension & 4-H posts on your Facebook account.

4-H Information

Looking for Nemaha County 4-H Information?  Please go to the Nemaha County 4-H page.  You will find entry form and fair book information, monthly 4-H calendars and newsletters, scheduling changes, and other interesting information.

4-H:  Where the Fun Begins!

Click on this informational brochure, "4-H:  Where the Fun Begins!" (PDF, 2 pgs, 341 KB), to learn more about 4-H in Nemaha County.

Nemaha County Ag Line

Quarterly Ag Line Newsletters and other agriculture articles written by Gary Lesoing, Extension Educator in Nemaha County, are available on line on the Crops for the Future page.

SARE Webinars

For information about SARE Webinar recordings go to the Nebraska SARE Webinars page. If you have questions about this webinar, feel free to contact Gary Lesoing at (402) 274-4755.

 


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.  Moreā€¦


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 February, 2014

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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. Some topics featured this issue include: recent snowmelt moisture, black knot removal, great plants for great plains and more.  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 March 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 March 2014Manure Demo

Check out the January issue of UNL BeefWatch Newsletter. newsletter, designed to assist Beef producers and professionals. In this issue of the newsletter you will find information on: Meat labeling, Impact of cold weather on calf weights, Nebraska Manure Demonstration Day, Balancing the Ranch for Protein & Energy with Forages and more. 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....

 

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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.

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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). 

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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.