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February 15, 2019

Burt County N150 Celebration

Nebraska Extension staff in Burt County celebrated the 150th year of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on charter day, February 15th.  Extension Educator Carroll Welte, Extension Associate Mary Loftis, Office Manager Sharon Wimer, Julie Fleischman, and Linda Bisanz were all present.  Absent was Unit Leader and Extension Educator John Wilson who was attending a meeting in Lincoln.

February 14, 2019

Five Questions

I think everyone has had about as much cold and snowy weather as they want... I know I have. Even though it may not be nice to get outside in weather like this, it is possible to dream and look forward to nicer weather in the next few months. One of the best ways I know is to look at the garden catalogs and decide what tree or shrub you want to add to your landscape this year. It always amazes me that they can get such beautiful specimens that never look quite that good when I plant them.

February 13, 2019

 

Fair Foundation Kickoff Event

Don’t forget, the Burt County Fair Foundation Kickoff Event will be this Saturday, February 23 in the Lyons Auditorium and you won’t want to miss out on the fun! If you haven’t gotten your tickets yet there are a few scattered around the county and I know we have some in the Extension Office so call or stop by to get yours!

Burt County 4-H Week - FLAT Herbie

February 12, 2019

2019 Burt County Beef Preview

The 18th annual Burt County Beef Preview will be held at the Burt County Fairgrounds in Oakland on Saturday, April 6.

More information can be found on the FLYER or the REGISTRATION FORM.

February 7, 2019

This Cold Weather is “For the Birds!”

This morning, before I came to work, I was stumbling around in the dark in 8F temperatures and sub-zero wind chills with a flashlight to make sure all of my bird feeders and waterers were well stocked for my feathered friends. I feed the birds year round, just to draw them close to the house because my wife and I like to watch them. We always have a good variety of birds around. It’s mornings like this one that I question my sanity... although my wife questions it all the time.

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2020 Master Gardener training

November 7, 2019

Lincoln, Neb. — Nebraska Extension is offering Master Gardener training throughout the state in 2020. The Nebraska EMG program is a horticulture-related volunteer training program based in many counties and has been part of Nebraska Extension since 1976.

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4th annual Nebraska Grower and Brewer Conference & Trade Show

November 6, 2019

November 6, 2019

Lincoln, Neb. — The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has announced the dates for the fourth annual Nebraska Grower and Brewer Conference and Trade Show. The two-day conference will be held Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 27-28, 2020, at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney, Nebraska.

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