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Come and join our team! We are hiring a summer intern for the Jefferson County Extension Office. Click below for the job description and more information. Submit resume and references to Darci Pesek at darci.pesek@unl.edu or drop them off at our office at 517 F Street in Fairbury.

Jefferson County Extension Intern Description

As the spread of COVID-19 continues rapidly, Nebraska Extension is taking several steps to help protect our clientele and our broader communities. State-wide, Nebraska Extension is canceling all in-person events from March 16-May 9. This is in line with the CDC recommendation of ‘social distancing’ that the larger UNL community is also following.

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Nebraska Soil and Water Conservation Society to host annual meeting in Scottsbluff

May 15, 2024
The “Engaging Agriculture” articles are written weekly by and for Engagement Zone 1 Nebraska Extension Educators, who cover the 11 counties in the Panhandle.

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Celebrate National Beef Month with good eats: Beef and Tater Tot Casserole

May 15, 2024
In celebration of Beef Month we will have recipes every Wednesday from our specialists.

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2024 Nebraska Soil Health School has successful launch

May 9, 2024
The first installment of a planned 2024 Nebraska Soil Health School series was held on April 24 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln High Plains Ag Lab in Sidney, Neb. The event addressed the semi-arid Panhandle climate and potential management practices for soil health and had over 60 attendees.

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Building Bridges in Conservation: Nebraska hosts inaugural natural resources workshop

April 15, 2024
Overlooking the iconic Platte River, over 100 natural resource professionals and students met to build and foster new collaborations at the first Natural Resources Conservation Connecting Points Workshop.

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