Nebraska Extension in Lincoln, Logan & McPherson Counties

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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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Perdue town hall, pep rally, exhibits highlight N150 celebrations at state fair
Aug 16 – Visitors to the Nebraska State Fair, Aug. 23 through Sept. 2 in Grand Island, will have several opportunities to celebrate the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s 150-year legacy of improving the quality of life for Nebraska and beyond. Read more
Poll offers insight on rural Nebraskans’ views of immigration
Aug 14 – While rural Nebraskans have mixed opinions about the impact of immigration on rural Nebraska, those more likely to have lived alongside recent immigrants have more positive views, according to the 2019 Nebraska Rural Poll. Read more