Nebraska Extension in Saline County

Local Interest

   Palmer Amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri) is at the top of the nationwide list of the most troublesome weeds in our row crops. We now have a few fields infested with this weed in Jefferson County and in southern Saline County for the first time in our history of farming.  A local crop scout indicated he is seeing some Palmer Amaranth plants in 80-90% of his fields he scouts.

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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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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Soybean Management Field Days set for Aug. 9-12 at four locations
Jul 7 – The 18th annual Soybean Management Field Days Aug. 9-12 will focus on staying competitive in a global marketplace, increasing profits and meeting the world's growing food and energy needs starting in Nebraska. Read more
Youth explore STEM fields during Nebraska 4-H summer camp
Jul 7 – A new activity is joining baseball, swimming and bike riding on the list of favorite summer pastimes thanks to Nebraska 4-H. Read more