Nebraska Extension in Lincoln, Logan & McPherson Counties

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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.



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Dairy specialists from Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska and the Dakotas have developed a new, twice-monthly podcast for dairy producers. The podcast is focused on issues of interest to dairy producers, including economics, animal heath, forage, labor, farm programs and more.

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Nebraska native, alum marks 30 years of horticulture, outreach

October 20, 2020
Mary Jane Frogge may not have pictured herself as a future University of Nebraska–Lincoln employee, but she began as the picture of a future Husker student.

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