Nebraska Extension in Lincoln, Logan & McPherson Counties

Local Interest

Support the Lincoln County 4-H Livestock Judging team as they raise money to attend the American Royal Livestock Show in Kansas City this October.  The Lincoln County Senior Team placed 3rd at the State PACE contest in June which qualified them to attend this National Contest.  The four individuals with highest scores will be representing us at the Royal.  Members include: Blake Bruns, Matthew Bruns, Tayton Lucas & Ashlyn Robinson.  Jackson Sinsel, Mckenna Renner, Matt Weideman and Tom Moss.


Thermometers should be calibrater regularly to make sure the readings are correct. The ice-point method is the most widely used method to calibrate a thermometer.

Sunshine and warm days should make it easy to get up and get active.  It is recommended that children get 60 minutes or more of physical activity every day. This can be challenging as screen time competes with outdoor playtime. So, a plan may be needed.


Some communities develop new opportunities by adding extra programs during the summer months.  Summer camps offer unique opportunities to participate in a variety of activities including sports, arts and crafts. Museums, parks, zoos, aquariums and other local attractions can keep the mind and body moving.


Adults play a big role in helping children develop healthy habits, so make summer activities a family affair.

It's extremely important to note that no two operations or rental agreements are exactly alike. Those rents on either end of the range probably have some special circumstances. production potential likley varies greatly on these rent extreames.

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Nebraska Extension in Lincoln, Logan & McPherson Counties

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Project helps young flood survivors heal through reading
Jul 19 – A new project at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is helping young flood survivors heal — page by page, story by story. Read more
Extension offers tips on handling cattle in hot weather
Jul 16 – As a summer heat wave descends on the Midwest, Nebraska Extension is urging producers to help reduce stress on cattle during hot weather. Read more