Nebraska Extension in Richardson County

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The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality conducts weekly sampling for toxic blue-green algae and E. coli bacteria at recreational lakes across the state of Nebraska from May through September each year.  Samples are taken weekly, and lakes with readings exceeding safety thresholds will be placed on Health Alert.  Weekly results and additional information may be found on the NEDQ's website.  



Nebraska Extension in Richardson County

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Updated Beef Cow Basics-Plus course available to sharpen cow/calf management skills
May 5 – Those looking to take the guesswork out of cow/calf management are encouraged to enroll in the revised Beef Cow Basics-Plus home study course offered by Nebraska Extension. Read more
Nebraska part of project to enhance college student research experience
May 5 – The University of Nebraska – Lincoln’s Jing Zhang is part of a project to help enhance college student learning through course-based research experiences (CUREs). Read more