Welcome to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension in Knox County
Beef Profit Tips Workshop
January 29, 2015
Courthouse Annex Meeting Room
Pre-register by January 28 by email email@example.com or call 402-288-5611
This workshop is offered at 11 locations across Nebraska. Click here for all locations.
Managing Cropping Challenges
January 28, 2015
Child Care Health & Safety Training
Monday, January 26, 2015
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Community Hall in Center, NE
No Cost - Preregistration Required by noon on January 20, 2015
Monday, March 2, 2015
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here for more complete information.
"Extension Is On The Move" newsletter
January Issue - This resource will include updated information. Topics include:
2015 Private Pesticide Applicator Dates
Beef Profitability Workshops
Definite Advantages to Calves Born in the 1st 21 days of the Calving Season
Managing Cropping Challenges
Farm Bill Decision Tool Workshop
Nebraska Extension Crops in Social Media
5 Myths of Ag Landlord Rights
Everything in Moderation
When & How to Wash Your Hands
Services Available for Financially Strapped Families
Gardening - A New Family Hobby and More
Balancing Work & Family
Chemigation Certification Schedule
Squirrels in Bird Feeders
Time to Order Tree Seedlings for Spring Planting
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.
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: Rockets to the Rescue; 4-H Maps & Apps; 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.
We have complied a collection of resources to help those that have been affected by recent storms. More...
Marketing 2014 Calves
With current price levels, cow/calf producers could see good profits when selling 2014 calves. Aaron Berger, UNL Extension educator, outlines a few options to consider when thinking about marketing this year's calf crop. UNL's Beef website features more information on Livestock Risk Protection Insurance and determining costs of production.
Storing Distillers Grains
Distillers grains have become much cheaper, compared with earlier in the year. Aaron Stalker, UNL Extension beef range systems specialist, explains why using distillers grains could benefit producers – if they can properly store the product. More resources on storing distillers grains can be found here.
UNL Extension's Hort Update for August 18, 2014
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 .
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 September 2014
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 September 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
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....
Making A Difference
Impact Summary Reports
- UNL Extension Impact Report
- Beef Systems
- 4-H Impact Report
- The Learning Child
- Guardianship / Conservator Training Program
- Agricultural Economics
- Cropping Systems Productivity
- Crop / Plant Science - Youth Education
- Food, Nutrition & Health
- Agriculture Water Management
- Animal Manure Management
- Water, Climate & Environment - Community
- Business Ventures and Innovation
- Nebraska Broadband Initiative
- Entrepreneurial Communities
- ESI and Beyond
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.