Nebraska Extension in Holt & Boyd Counties

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Web-based Sessions for Early Childhood Professionals

Need FREE continuing education hours? Don't want to travel? Pull up a comfortable chair and join us on the web! Registration closes at noon the day of the class. 

Classes begin on October 7, 2019 and go until  March 2, 2020.

For more details on the classes and a registration link go to: https://food.unl.edu/fit-and-healthy-kids 

Why should I sign-up?

The CHIME (Cultivating Healthy Intentional Mindful Educators) Program provides education and guidance on how to incorporate mindfulness and reflective practice into your daily routine, teaching and caregiving.

 Engaging in mindfulness and reflective practice has many benefits for health and well-being; of both providers and young children - including reduced stress, improved emotion management, better sleep quality, increased focus and attention, and enhanced relationships.

8 Weekly CHIME Sessions (In person over Zoom attendance is required for all classes - No recordings will be available)

The National Agricultural Law Center is hosting a webinar that will discuss Chapter 12 Bankruptcy. They will be joined by the Chapter 12 Standing Trustee for the Eastern & Western Districts of Arkansas, Renee Williams.

Suicide is preventable and prevention begins with knowing what signs to look for and how to help. This story outlines the common signs of chronic stress and when someone may be considering suicide as well as steps you can take to help them.

If you have been impacted by the rising rate of suicides, you are not alone.

Recognizing the Signs of Suicide and How You Can Help

The Nebraska Crop Production Budgets have been revised and updated for 2019 with 78 budgets covering 15 crops. Also included is information on crop budgeting procedures, machinery operation and ownership costs, material and service prices, and a crop budget cost summary.

For more information: https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/nebraska-crop-production-budgets-2019

Our goal is to help parents and caregivers prepare healthy meals and snacks by sharing recipes, tips and ideas that are geared for children ages 2 to 5. This will help children eat more fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and low-fat dairy foods along with reducing the mealtime stress of feeding young children.

Sign up for email notification when the latest Food Fun recipe/idea is posted (about once per month). Your email address is used only for sending you the latest posting and is not shared.

Sign up here: http://go.unl.edu/foodfun

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Nebraska Extension offers crop scout training in March

February 13, 2020

Lincoln, Neb. —Agricultural industry representatives and corn and soybean growers wanting to learn how to better manage corn and soybean pests should plan to attend the Nebraska Extension Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers on March 11. The workshop will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

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Farm bill program enrollment video resources available

February 11, 2020
The Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has published video resources on farm bill details and decisions for producers as the March 15 deadline for new program enrollment decision approaches.

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