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2022 Summer Workshops Have Been Scheduled!!

Many Nebraskans are excited at this time of the year to begin preparations to preserve the great flavors of the growing season at home.  One must follow step-by-step instructions from approved, research tested recipes to assure they preserve a safe home canned product.  The Nebraska food preservation team is happy to announce the first class in their virtual series:  Jelly making LIVE!  Register to participate in a live demonstration of making jelly.  Our food preservation experts will be available to answer all of your questions!  Watch the class from the comfort of your own home!

Garden Clean up Program March 26th in Cozad - Join us for this FREE Program!

            Are you itching to work outside in the yard or garden? Join us for the “Garden Clean Up” program at 10 a.m., Central Time, at the Wilson Public Library, 910 Meridian Avenue, in Cozad.

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New Extension Land Link Program Connects Land Seekers with Retiring Landowners

Lincoln, Neb., Feb. 3, 2021 — A new Nebraska Extension program will work to connect new and beginning farmers and ranchers with retiring landowners who are interested in transitioning their land to a new owner.

Nebraska Land Link is now accepting applications from interested land seekers and landowners, with the goal of providing land access using lease agreements, lease-to-own arrangements, buy-sell arrangements or other creative methods that are mutually beneficial for both parties.

Versatile and Healthy Asparagus

Asparagus has been cultivated for culinary and medicinal purposes for more than 2,000 years. Versatile and healthy, it can be eaten raw or cooked, and is used fresh, frozen, or canned. Asparagus is generally available from April through June. Asparagus can be used in salads, side dishes, entrées or as an appetizer, and can be boiled, steamed, microwaved, roasted, or stir-fried. Check out the following tips and information on buying, storing, and adding asparagus to a healthful eating plan.

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Estimated Crop Water Use

May 16, 2022
The estimated crop water use for Nebraska Panhandle crops for the previous week and the upcoming week is shown in this table. It is based on data gathered by and calculations made by Gary Stone, Nebraska Extension educator, and Dr. Xin Qiao, Extension Irrigation and Water Management Specialist, both based at the UNL Panhandle Research and Extension Center in Scottsbluff.

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Agsplosion brings agriculture to local students

May 16, 2022
More than 700 elementary students from western Nebraska got a hands-on education recently about Nebraska agriculture during the Agsplosion event that was held in 5 different locations in the Panhandle.

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Master Gardener tips for the Panhandle – Week of May 16, 2022

May 15, 2022
Are you looking for agricultural information that you can trust? Look no further than University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension publications!

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Two Record Keeping Workshops Offered in Rushville

May 10, 2022

Lincoln, Neb. —Keeping your records up to date on the farm or ranch is important but can be a complicated task. Nebraska Extension is offering two workshops in Rushville at the Sheridan County Extension Office (800 S Loofborrow Street) on May 23. These workshops will help you develop an easier process in keeping records by using tools, resources and tips taught during the sessions.

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