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We would like to share some easy, fun at home experiments and recipes.  Enjoy!

Will it Float or Sink?

Check out the video to see what we are putting to the test.

Calling Young Leaders!

Youth in grades 7-12 are all welcome to join the young leaders club.  They do a mix of fun activities, educational activities, and community service. 

Adult volunteers are needed too. If you have a young leader that would be interested in joining this group or know of a great adult volunteer, please contact the Extension Office at 308-236-1235.

Know the proper food safety and precuations during power outages and floods.
       Food and Water Safety During Power Outages and Floods

ArticleAuthorDateFile FormatHow to Make the Most of Summer Break Jordan Wilbur 5.16.2022
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Go Nutrition and Physical Activity Self- Assessment for Child Care (NAP SACC) is designed to promote healthy child development by supporting healthy eating and physical activity for the children in your care. Go NAP SACC focuses on 5 main health areas: breastfeeding & infant feeding, child nutrition, infant & child physical activity, outdoor play & learning and screen time. It is designed for providers that care for children from the ages of birth to 5 years old.

For more information or questions, please call Ranae at 308-236-1235.

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Cullan Named Outstanding Service to Panhandle Agriculture Award Winner

August 18, 2022
The 2022 Outstanding Service to Panhandle Agriculture Award was presented to Chris Cullan of Hemingford during his Customer Appreciation Day, which he hosts each year for his wheat seed company.

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Master Gardener tips for the Panhandle – Week of August 22, 2022

August 17, 2022
Here is the weekly crop of Master Gardener tips from Nebraska Extension in the Panhandle, relevant to local lawn and garden issues in the High Plains and consistent with research-based recommendations.

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Marathon Kids Run More Than 5,000 Miles

August 17, 2022
More than 5,000 miles ran over the course of the summer by kids who participated in Nebraska Extension Marathon Kids. More than 200 runners signed up for the summer program and 70 runners completed marathons.

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Terminating a verbal farmland lease

August 10, 2022
Some farm leases are not written but are verbal — or "handshake" — agreements.

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