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

Herb Wisdom
April 15, 2014
Community Hall, Center, Nebraska
6:00 p.m.
Cost - $5.00
To pre-register call 402-288-5611


Co-Parenting For Sucessful Kids

Monday, May 5, 2014
2:00 p.m. to 5:00 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
 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:
Pasture Lease Agreements
Antibiotic Resistance: Should I Be Concerned
2014 Farm Bill & Disaster Assistance for Livestock Producers
Tight Margins? Time to Tighten Your Belt (Again)
Squeezed By Rising Food Prices
Prime Rib Day
Herb Wisdom Workshop
Teach Your Child to Make Good Choices
Some Basic Tips for Gardeners Working with Kids
Online Educational Opportunities
10 Lawn Irrigation Tips
Pruning Deciduous Shrubs
How Do I Plant Asparagus
Nebraska Average Spring Freeze
Backyard Farmer Is Back!
April Garden Activities



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 Knox County 4-H

Click here for 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: 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: 2013 Statewide Impact Report

An Important resource for all Nebraskans: Why Extension? Nebraskans trust, value and use the unbiased, research-based knowledge of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to solve important problems and create real-life opportunities. UNL Extension is uniquely positioned, as a part of the land-grant university system, to create robust learning resources delivered across our statewide network of Extension professionals that improve Nebraskan's lives and livelihoods helping all of Nebraska grow and prosper.  Moreā€¦

Dr. Wayne Moore named Associate Director/Associate Dean - UNL Extension

It is our pleasure and honor to announce that Dr. Wayne Moore has accepted our offer to join UNL Extension as
our Associate Director/Associate Dean.

Dr. Moore has extensive experience as an Extension Specialist, Regional Director for the University of Missouri Extension, Vice President and Director of Internal Communications for the American State Bank in Lubbock, Texas and, most recently, as District Director for Purdue Extension. Dr. Moore holds a Ph.D. in Consumer Economics from Texas Tech University, M.S. in Clinical Psychology from Millersville State University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in Biblical Counseling from Lancaster Bible College.

Dr. Moore will begin his duties as Associate Director/Associate Dean on February 1, 2014. Please welcome Dr. Moore to UNL Extension!!!

UNL Extension's Hort Update for March, 2014Ash Bore

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 .

 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

Acreage Insights e-NewsAcreageInsights

The April 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 (

 UNL Extension's BeefWatch for April 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 

 Programs 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....


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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.