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The Orchard in South Sioux City

Pick your own apples
Saturday, September 19, 2020
9:00 - 11:00 AM

Apples are free, Limited quantities available

The orchard is located at 1500 East 17th St, South Sioux City, NE

August 2020 4-H Newsletter (4 pgs)

What color is My Ribbon Achievement application HAL Virtual Field Day State Fair news

Nebraska Extension is fully committed to the health and well-being of Nebraskans. In a disease situation like COVID-19, the principle of social distancing is one of the main methods that can be used to help reduce the spread of the disease.

Our office is staffed, but is locked to the public. Please call for an appointment if you need materials or supplies or just want to talk to your friendly Extension Staff!  (402-987-2140) or email (dakota-county@unl.edu).

Thank you!

Companion Rabbit Science is a self-paced learning opportunity offering information about caring for rabbits. The online course is great for middle-school-aged youth but is open to all youth regardless of age who are looking to learn more about rabbits and the 4-H rabbit project. Companion Rabbit Science is a great resource for anyone interested in caring for or learning about rabbits in 4-H whether they own one now or not!   

The course includes four units covering:

Spring is in the air.
The grass is looking greener
Leaves are starting to bud and the first brave crocus's and daffodils are peaking out of the ground.
The excitement for the growing season is upon us.  
The 2020 Siouxland Garden Show has gone Digital 
Links for each session are available on at:  Siouxlandgardenshow.org

Educational Sessions available live online for the 2020 Siouxland Garden Show

Poison Ivy or Poison Oak?

By Kathleen Cue, Nebraska Extension Horticulture Educator 


Nebraska Extension in Dakota County

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