Nebraska Extension in Burt County

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March 15, 2018

Checking Stored Grain

            Finally, some springlike temperatures!!! I think we’ve all been anxiously awaiting the return of spring, I know I have, but it’s important to remember an easily overlooked springtime activity. If you have grain stored in bins on the farm, these temperatures also start to warm the grain. However, it will warm grain closest to the bin walls first, particularly on the south and west sides of the bin.

March 8, 2018 

Burt County 4-H Week Activities

          Burt County 4-H Week started with a bang last week with the 4-H Achievement/Kickoff Event held at 30 Bowl in Fremont. Fifty-six 4-H members practiced their bowling skills while over 40 family members shared in the fun.

March 8, 2018

Shade Tree Borers

            With emerald ash borer (EAB) in the news, homeowners are paying closer attention to their trees for signs of borers. This is great that homeowners are watching their trees closer! But it amazes me that everyone who finds a hole in the bark on their tree is sure they have EAB... even if the holes are in the bark of something other than an ash tree!

4-H Rabbit Spring Show- March 17th, 9 a.m.- Lancaster Event Center:

February 28, 2018

East Oaks 4-H Club Pancake Feed

          If you like pancakes with all the fixings and want to get together with your 4-H friends this is the place to be!

March 1, 2018

Native Plants in the Landscape

            A popular trend in gardening is including native plants. When people hear the word native, they often picture a prairie-like landscape. One person may think of something beautiful and natural while another may see something resembling a weed patch.

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Nebraska Extension to offer landlord-tenant workshops across the state
Oct 11 – Current and future landowners and tenants should make plans to attend free upcoming land management workshops sponsored by Nebraska Extension. The workshops will be held at nine sites across Nebraska this fall. Read more
Nebraska youth to participate in nationwide computer science challenge
Oct 8 – Nebraska youth will join others around the world in the 11th annual 4-H National Youth Science Day challenge from 4-5 p.m., Oct. 16. Read more