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 email@example.com.
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.
UNL BeefWatch Newsletter
Check out the second (April) issue of UNL BeefWatch Newsletter. Subscribe to receive monthly updates direct to your email inbox.
Drought Increases Toxic and Poisonous
Plant Risk to Livestock
UNL Extension Educator, Scott Cotton is reminding producers who graze livestock on range and pasture that of one of the side effects of drought can be increased risk of poisoning from toxic plants. Drought generates increased poisoning risks for livestock due to reduced availability, timing shifts and physiological changes in the “desired” forages on rangelands and pastures. More...
Stocking Rate Lease Agreements
Stocking rate, lease rate and a drought clause are key components of a grazing lease agreement. Jay Jenkins UNL Extension Educator in Cherry County recommends that people who own grazing land and those who lease it use a written agreement that addresses these three factors… more
Annie’s Project for Farm/Ranch Women
UNL Extension and Farm Credit Services of America host Annie's Project, a course to develop management and decision-making skills of farm and ranch women. Classes will be held at Thedford starting May 22 with registration preferred by May 1. Click here for a registration information . Four similar workshops are planned in Nebraska with tentative plans set for Sydney, NE. Contact your local Extension office for more information about programs in your region or go to Annies Project for more information.
Trigger Dates and Stocking Rates:
Drought Mitigation Cornerstones
UNL Extension Educator, Cindy Tusler is encouraging ranchers to use trigger dates and stocking rates as tools to help them plan and make choices related to ongoing drought conditions. A written drought management plan using these tools can assist producers in making decisions. More...
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.