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.
Welcome to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension in Knox County
(formerly Parents Forever)
Monday, July 1, 2013
3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Lifelong Learning Center, 601 East Benjamine Ave., Norfolk, Nebraska
Cost of the Class is $50.00
To Register call 402-288-5611 or email email@example.com
"Extension Is On The Move" newsletter
April Issue - This resource will include updated information. Topics include:
►Evaluate Drought-Stressed Cool Season Pastures This Spring
►Body Condition Scoring App
►Control Musk Thistle in Spring
►Sericea Lespedeza Newest Noxious Weed
►No-till Planting Tips for a Dry Year
►Subscribe to CropWatch
►Hear! Hear! For Fresh Herbs
►Rhubarb Strawberry Cake
►Physical Activity for Youth
►Six Ways the Workplace is Changing
►Emergency Drinking Water Supplies
►Drought Damage to Spruce Trees
►April Garden Activities
Knox County 4-H
Avoiding Complications with Diabetes
June 25, 2013 at Extension Office in Center
1:30 to 4:00 p.m.
You and your family members are invited to participate is this diabetes education program. There is no cost for this program. Click here for more information.
Putting Family First
Very informative articles about family situations written by Ruth Vonderohe, UNL Extension Educator. Click here to learn more on how to keep your family first.
School Enrichment Programs
School Enrichment Programs are offered by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension to provide educational information and activities for teachers. The following programs are availabe through the Knox County Office: Build An Eco-Bot; Power of Wind; Making Cents of It; GPS Systems; Real Colors; Glitter Bug; Poultry Embryology; and Birds & Worms. Learn more about this programs and how to bring them to your classroom.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.