Nebraska Extension in Douglas-Sarpy Counties

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Nebraska Extension in Douglas-Sarpy Counties is not teaching food safety courses until further notice due to COVID-19. The National Restaurant Association is offering the following FREE classes...

Over concerns with the spread of COVID-19, we are taking steps to help protect Nebraskans within the UNL community. We are no longer holding Pesticide Applicator Education and Training at the Douglas County Office.

Effective March 16, ALL remaining scheduled training sessions for 2020 are CANCELED.

For the next several weeks, the 4-H staff is working remotely and 4-H clubs cannot meet. However, at this time we are still working towards having our planned summer 4-H contests and workshops.

As caring adults in young children’s lives we play a major role in setting the stage for lifelong learning, discovery and success. Nebraska Extension is committed to providing science-based strategies to help you support the holistic development of the young child in your care.
Extension is committed to helping Nebraskans know more about creating resource- and energy-efficient rural and urban landscapes, protecting and managing water resources, properly managing insect and wildlife pests, and more.
The Food, Nutrition and Health program is focused on improving nutrition, physical activity, and food safety outcomes for Nebraskans. Using an evidence-based curriculum, nutrition staff teach the community how to support healthy food and lifestyle choices within their budget.


Nebraska Extension in Douglas-Sarpy Counties

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Nebraska Extension showcasing 4-H’ers at county fairs

May 22, 2020
Nebraska Extension is working to make sure all 4-H’ers across the state have the opportunity to showcase their hard work come county fair time this summer.

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Nebraska Extension, UNMC to host discussion on impact of pandemic-related stress on farmers and ranchers

May 22, 2020
Nebraska Extension and the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s Rural Health Initiative will host a discussion about the impact of COVID-related stress on farmers, ranchers and others engaged in agriculture.

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