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, June 10, 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 26, 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.
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.