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Make plans now to come to the Haskell Ag Lab Fall Fest on Saturday, September 25th. The event will run from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.  Some of the activities include demonstrations on making applesauce, apple cider, aronia berry jelly, how to transplant your perennials, information and demonstration on hops, a pollinator garden, bees & honey demonstration, arboretum and hazelnut tour.  We will have crafts and activities for kids available all afternoon.

Make plans now to come to the Haskell Ag Lab Fall Fest on Saturday, September 25th. The event will run from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.  Some of the activities include demonstrations on making applesauce, apple cider, aronia berry jelly, how to transplant your perennials, information and demonstration on hops, a pollinator garden, bees & honey demonstration, arboretum and hazelnut tour.  We will have crafts and activities for kids available all afternoon.

This event is on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 9 AM.  Come out to the Haskell Ag Lab for coffee, refreshments, and conversation with the staff at the lab. This will be a very informal time. Feel free to bring suggestions for programs. We look forward to seeing you. The next one will be on Tuesday, August 10.



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Faculty Spotlight: Leslie Johnson

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Meet Leslie Johnson, Nebraska Extension educator in the area of animal manure management.

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Dry edible bean harvest underway in the Panhandle

September 13, 2021
This season's dry edible bean harvest in underway in the tre0state region of the Nebraska Panhandle, southwest Nebraska, eastern Wyoming, and northeastern Colorado. The overall crop in the region looks very good, despite severe weather and some hail earlier in the year across the growing region. Average yield is expected to be around 2,400 pounds or approximately 40 bushels per acre.

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Returning to the Farm workshop set for Dec. 10, 11

September 8, 2021

Lincoln, Neb. —The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Center for Agricultural Profitability and Nebraska Extension will present Returning to the Farm, and workshop series for families who are in the transition process of bringing members back to the farm. It will begin with a two-day workshop for multi-generational families on Dec. 10 and 11 in Columbus.  

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Backyard Farmer to film season finale with live audience Sept. 1

September 2, 2021

Lincoln, Neb. —The Backyard Farmer panel will hold a Q&A session with a live audience Sept. 1 beginning at 5 p.m. in the Backyard Farmer Garden on the UNiversity of Nebraska-Lincoln East Campus. The session will last for about 45 minutes before the filming of the Backyard Farmer season finale. Chairs will be available for the live audience. 

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