Making A Difference
Impact Summary Reports
- 2012 - Year in Review
- Beef Systems
- Learning Child
- Guardianship/Conservator Training Program
- Crops - Youth Programming
- Agricultural Economics
- Cropping Systems Productivity
- Food, Nutrition & Health
- Agriculture Water Management
- Animal Manure Management
- Water Climate Environment - Community
- Business Ventures and Innovation
- ECAP - Entrepreneurial Communities
- ESI and Beyond
- NACO Institute of Excellence
In the next few weeks and months you will begin to notice some changes in the Extension webpage layout and some familiar links will be moved to new locations. No links or information will be eliminated just relocated.
KIDS COLLEGE BROCHURE: Explore, Create, Learn at the Spring/Summer Kids College Classes. See the brochure or call 308-385-5088 for more information.
Hall County Newsletter May 2013, Golden Clover/Senior Recognition, Pre-Fair Contest registration, Hall County Fair Calendar, April 2013, Ambassador Program, Volunteer Recognition Introduction & Nomination form; March 2013, March 2013 Spotlight on 4-H February 2013, January 2013, December 2012, November 2012, October 2012, September 2012, August 2012, June 2012, May 2012, April 2012, March 2012, February 2012, December 2011, November 2011, October 2011, September 2011, July 2011, June 2011, May 2011
Weekly Columns 04-31 Brown Rice, 04-28 Planting Delayed, 04-17 Healthy Steps to Prevent Cancer, 04-14 April Showers, 03-13 Safe Foods for Kids, 03-10 Newest Plants, 03-06 Sorting Out Cereal, 03-03 Crops & Water, 01-16 Food Safety for Diabetics; 01-13 Horticulture and Deicing Products
Horticulture: Questions??? - Contact Elizabeth at 308-385-5088 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. Call 308-385-5088 for more info or click here for our brochure. We also have on-line registration available. Here are the dates for our remaining classes in 2013:
ServSafe Starters Program is a basic food safety class that focuses on four key principles (see Starters 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.
Crop Diagnostic Clinics Schedule
Agribusiness professionals and crop producers will take a close-up look at field conditions, research and techniques at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's summer Crop Management Diagnostic Clinics.Topics on July 17 include: Corn Crop Canopy, Light Interception, and Grain Yield; Corn Silage, An Efficient and Economical Use of Corn Residue; and other topics. A totally different program on July 18 addresses Sex in the Corn Field: What Really Goes On Out There?; Evaluating Efficacy of Tank Mixing Herbicides for Hard-to-Control Weeds in Corn; and five additional topics. An August 28 clinic addresses Soil and Water Health topics including Cover Crops for Improving the Soil; Infiltration Test and Organic Matter; and others. For more information or to register, contact the ARDC CMDC Programs, 1071 County Road G, Ithaca, NE 68033, call 800-529-8030, fax 402-624-8010, e-mail email@example.com or visit the Web at http://ardc.unl.edu/training.shtml.
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
The June 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/).
Rain Garden Design
Rain gardens are aesthetic and functional landscape features that retain rainwater, provide beauty and habitat, and can reduce water runoff from your property. Water collected in the rain garden slowly infiltrates into the soil to support plant growth and lessen runoff into storm drains according to UNL Extension Specialists Tom Franti and Steve Rodie. Homeowners can learn more from the new “Rain Garden Design” interactive Extension publication.
UNL BeefWatch Newsletter
Check out the second (June) issue of UNL BeefWatch Newsletter. Subscribe to receive monthly updates direct to your email inbox.
Programs for Communities (Free)
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....
Provides current grain/livestock market commentary and analysis; weather, climate, and soil moisture updates; practical advice from seasoned, working producers; and more.
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).
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.