COVID-19 Best Practices Resources for home and food environmentsThe following resources are some of the best practices for preparing for COVID-19 and managing risk for individuals at home and for food environments such as restaurants, grocery stores, food banks, gardens and farms.
Husker Harvest Days Virtual ExperienceHusker Harvest Days along with Nebraska Extension invites Nebraskans to participate in the Farm Progress Virtual Experience Sept. 15-17, where the usual best of show exhibitors will merge into a powerhouse virtual experience.
Nebraska passed LB 304, part of the Nebraska Pure Food Act in 2019 which greatly expanded Nebraska’s cottage law. Before that, homemade food could only be sold at farmers markets.
Nebraska harvest is in full swing! Enjoy the wonderful Ag products on your dinner table for an added boost of protein and potassium. For more recipes or to learn how to cook raw dry bean, go to: https://food.unl.edu
Common mullein (Verbascim thapsus) is a weed species that's increasing in northeast Nebraska's rangeland, woodland, and pastures. It is a biennial plant that reproduces only by seeds, but it is a prolific seed producer. The taproot of this species can access soil moisture from a deeper profile at a much better rate than fibrous roots of pasture grasses, giving it a competitive advantage, especially in dry years.
The Lincoln Logan McPherson Extension Office was going to have a demonstration project on controlling common mullein, but due to the COVID 19 virus we are unable to have this demonstration project this year. Below are some tips for controlling common mullein.