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Welcome to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension in Knox County

"Nebraska Farm Real Estate Values Slip 3 Percent in Last Year" (news release)

Child Care In-service Hours Opportunity

Co-Parenting For Sucessful Kids

Monday, July , 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 knox-county@unl.edu
 Click here for more complete information.

Click here for a link to classes offered in the state.

 "Extension Is On The Move"  newsletter

April Issue - This resource will include updated information. Topics include:
Branding/Pre-Breeding...Calf & Cow Management Activities to Consider
Considerations for Pasture Leases
Soybean Inoculation: When, Where, and Why
New Corn Herbicides for 2015
Increase Pasture Carrying Capacity Using Cross Fences
April is Celery Month
Cut the Clutter and Get Organized
Nebraska Businesses Say Broadband is Key to Growth and Success
What is SARE?
Providing Water to Pastured Livestock
Build Your Own Rain Barrel
Color Your Garden Rainbow
10 Rules for Planting Trees




The Let's Get Moving Activities Theme for Childcare Activity


 Knox County 4-H  Information


 Control Your Diabetes for Life

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.



Extension Highlights

UNL Extension's BeefWatch

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 

CropWatch Newslettercropwatchlogo

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 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 Hort Update

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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 .

Educational Program Resources for Communities (Free)Community1

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


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Extension Webcasts

Market Journal logoMarket Journal
Provides current grain/livestock market commentary and analysis; weather, climate, and soil moisture updates; practical advice from seasoned, working producers; and more.

BYF logo Backyard Farmer
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). 

Ag Almanac logo Ag Almanac
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.