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The following are resources to help you through the flood of 2019 in Nebraska.  Please check back often as we are adding resources daily.

UNL Flood Resources Web Site

Nebraska Strong - Nebraska Goverment Web Site

Nebraska Extension - Holt-Boyd Counties Calendar - Google Format OR Outlook Format Nebraska Extension - Holt-Boyd County 4-H Events Calendar - Google Format OR Outlook Format

Do you have questions about Pesticide and Chemigation Training since all of the face to face training sessions have be cancelled due to the COVID-19 situation?  Please go to the UNL Pesticide  Safety Education Program webpage at https://pested.unl.edu/

Hort Update is a FREE monthly e-mail newsletter from the University of Nebraska Extension, which provides timely information to green industry professionals and homeowners.

You can subscribe by email and receive the newsletter or go to this link and view all current and previous newsletters - https://communityenvironment.unl.edu/hortupdate

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.

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Panhandle Perspectives: Did you know? The first domestic sugarbeet seeds were produced in Nebraska

March 26, 2020
At the turn of the 20th century, the sugarbeet was one of the few American crops with an almost complete dependence upon Europe as a source of seed each season. The vast majority of all seed used in sugar beet production originated in either Germany or France. It took two primary factors before Americans were convinced that a domestic seed industry was needed.

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Combatting cabin fever: Extension builds out educational content

March 24, 2020
For many families across the state, cabin fever may be setting in, and Nebraska Extension is working to help alleviate pent-up energy with fun, educational content for all ages.

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