Nebraska Extension in Saline County

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LATE SEASON N ON-FARM RESEARCH - By Randy Pryor

Nitrogen in our environment is a major concern with many people today.  We all deal with it in our drinking water being within the health standard, the current city of Des Moines lawsuit with farm nutrient runoff into surface water and the environmental problems with the Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone.  If nitrates in domestic and irrigated wells get too high, Natural Resource Districts (NRD’s) begin to have special requirements with nitrogen applications with operators. 

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Testing Your Home For Radon

Short-term Radon test kits are available at the Nebraska Extension Office in Saline County for no cost. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer. Act today to help ensure the safety of your family. For more information or to pick up a kit, call (402) 821-2151 or stop by the office located at 306 West 3rd Street, Wilber, NE.
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Circle of Security Parenting Classes for 2016

All parents wonder they are getting it right. Parents or guardians of young children (ages 0-3) - You’re not alone. Sometimes it’s hard to tell what your child needs, what her behaviors mean and if you’re doing right by him. Imagine what it might feel like if you could make sense of what your child is really asking from you.

Circle of Security TM Parenting is an opportunity to join other parents just like you. For an 8-week class where you’ll learn to:

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Welcome to Nebraska Extension in Saline County

306 W 3rd Street, P.O. Box 978
Wilber NE 68465
Phone: (402) 821-2151
Fax: (402) 821-3398
Office Hours: Monday-Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.










   

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Nebraska Extension issues recommended practices for emergency holding pond management during wet weather
May 5 – Nebraska Extension and the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality would like to remind producers and landowners to be vigilant in monitoring lagoon and runoff holding pond levels to avoid discharges from these storages. Read more
UNL receives grants to evaluate land conservation stewardship
May 5 – Simanti Banerjee, an assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has received a four-year $498,641 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to study the effectiveness of conservation auction policies. Read more