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Where can I find a schedule of available summer camps for my children?
The summer programs offered at our 4-H camping locations provide all youth a place to discover, learn and grow. Your child does not have to be a member of 4-H to attend. View the 2015 summer camp brochure for a list of available camps.
Is my water safe after a flood?
If flood water came near your private drinking water well, your water supply may have been contaminated with pollutants carried in the flood water. Nebraska Extension has many resources available online to those affected by flooding at flood.unl.edu, including wells located in well pits and dug wells.
Are canned fruits and vegetables bad for my kids?
Most people are surprised to learn that canned and frozen fruits and vegetables are not bad but good! A team of Nebraska Extension registered dietitians answer your questions about food safety, food preservation, physical activity and more in the Nutrition Know How blog.
How can I find out what the plant is growing in my backyard?
Plant identification is available by the Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic operated by Nebraska Extension. Skilled professionals are on hand to identify your plant, make and accurate diagnosis of pest problems and provide recommendations.
Is there an easy way to conduct a research trial in my own field?
The Nebraska On-Farm Research Network App enables users to create treatment strips in their own fields and develop a map of their research study. Once the field is created the user has the ability to enter periodic observations related to insects, diseases, weeds, irrigation totals or other key observations, including photos. The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android users.
With the spread of Avian Influenza, are poultry products still safe to consume?
Yes! Avian flu cannot be transmitted through safely handled and properly cooked poultry meant and/or egg products. Nebraska Extension Educator Lindsay Chichester tells you what you need to know about the virus in her blog, Agricultural with Dr.Lindsay.