Two-thirds of rural Nebraskans surveyed are either very unfamiliar (43%) or somewhat unfamiliar (23%) with federal ag policy. Twenty-seven percent are somewhat familiar, and only 7% report being very familiar.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Considerations for Grazing After Fall Fertilizers, Using Alfalfa as Protein Supplement
Cold temperatures have come, the garden has frozen, the leaves are falling, and outdoor activities are coming to an end. It may be a good time to start planning.
Long term planning is very important to communities. I’m not just talking about a comprehensive plan that is required for grant applications. I’m talking about planning on what you want your community to look like in the future.
Personal observations are often obscure to the facts. For instance, recently I worked at a booth at Husker Harvest Days. The booth focused on rural community development. My observations were that many of the agricultural producers decided to not stop at our booth or for those who did stop, conversations showed a disconnect of the importance of their local community to their farm operations. Similarly, when working with communities, I have observed the lack of understanding of the importance of the agricultural producers to the local community’s well-being.
Portion into ½ cup servings and pack in to-go containers or zip-top bags.Newsletter/Program: Nutrition Education Program Archive Link: https://food.unl.edu/nutrition-education-program-nepContact Info: Jean Ann FischerTaxonomy Term Description:
The Nutrition Education Program (NEP) delivers evidence-based nutrition education and obesity prevention interventions through a combination of education strategies coupled with multi-level community changes that occur within the environment to promote healthy eating and active lifestyles.
This material was funded by USDA's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – SNAP and Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP).
- 1 cup unsalted nuts (peanuts, walnuts, almonds, pecans, cashews)
- 1 cup unsalted seeds (pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds)
- 1 cup unsweetened dried fruit (raisins, cranberries, mango, bananas, pineapple)
- 1 cup unsweetened cereal (oatmeal, rice or wheat square-shaped cereal, circle-shaped cereal)
- Wash hands with soap and water.
- Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
- Store in an air-tight container, in a cool, dark place. For maximum freshness, consume within 3 months.