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KIDS COLLEGE Brochure (pdf 794 KB):

Explore...Create...Learn at Kids College!  Enroll now for the spring/Summer 2014 classes for youth.

Hall County Newsletter: 

June 2014 (pdf 560 kb), May 2014 (pdf 814 kb),  April 2014 (pdf 756 KB) March 2014 (pdf 629KB) February 2014 (pdf 566KB) January 2014 (pdf 678KB) December 2013,November 2013,  October 2013, September 2013; May 2013March 2013,  February 2013, January 2013


Questions??? - Contact Elizabeth at 308-385-5088 or ekillinger2@unl.edu.

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Food Safety:

ServSafe® is a nationally recognized food safety training and certification program established by the National Restaurant Association.  This training provides the latest science-based information on food safety and best practices in the industry.  This course is designed for food service managers and supervisory staff in restaurants, hospitals, schools, long-term care facilities and other food-handling establishments.   Click below for our brochure or call 308-385-5088 for more info.  We also have on-line registration available.  Here are the dates for our 2014 classes: 

ServSafe® Food Handler Program is a basic food safety class that focuses on four key principles (see brochure 318KB).  Contact Cami Wells at 385-5088 to schedule a time that is convenient for your facility.

Cooking Safely for a Crowd Workshop  -  There's a lot to learn about safe food preparation and handling and if you don't do it for a living and you may not be aware of all the special techniques involved in cooking for a large group of people.  You cook for a crowd if you volunteer to prepare, serve or handle food at a banquet, church supper, pancake breakfast, family reunion picnic, concession stand, fair booth, soup supper, etc.  Call Cami at 308-385-5088 to schedule a class.

Co-Parenting For Successful Kids is an educational course for parents who are in the process of divorce or interested in custody modification or paternity proceedings.  See the brochure or call Barbara at 308-385-5088 for program dates/times.

Nutrition Education Program (NEP) teaches nutrition, food safety and food resource management to limited resource families.  Call 308-385-5088 for information about NEP classes.

  • NEP is free to all participants who meet income guidelines.
  • Classes are available in English and Spanish.
  • NEP staff teach participants individually and in small groups.
  • Classes are taught at agency or community sites, at home through mail lessons, Internet, or home visits.

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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...

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 .

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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 

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.