Nebraska Extension in Lincoln, Logan & McPherson Counties

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Now is the time to join 4-H in Lincoln, Logan or McPherson counties.  You are encouraged to learn more about 4-H opportunities at

Summer Assistant Job Announcement University of Nebraska– Extension
In Lincoln, Logan and McPherson Counties

Why you should apply to be a summer assistant with University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension in Lincoln Logan and McPherson Counties?
 Learn more about a career with University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension.
 Gain experience in teaching in a non-formal setting to both youth and adult audiences.
 Add a valuable work experience to your resume.
 It’s a great summer job!

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Educate Yourself and Save a Life

 

Over 114,000 Americans are waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant.  Each year, that number on the waiting list continues to grow much larger than the number of donors.  Nearly 500 of those people live right here in Nebraska.  Statistically, 50 of them will die without receiving their needed life-saving procedure.

 

Even though 95% of adults in the United States support organ donation, only 54% actually sign up to do it, according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

 

What is a reasonable value to spend on beef replacement heifers for the coming 2017-2018 production season? Like many decisions this may seem very complex or difficult to determine, and it can be since there are many factors. The intention of this report is to help stakeholders in two ways. First letting them see some “best guesses” forecasts, using some common sources of information, i.e. FAPRI, Kansas State data. Secondly making it known that an electronic spreadsheet is available for individual use. For those wishing to make their own forecasts. Regardless of the complexity and the challenges faced in making a good prediction of heifer values, it is none the less important to do so.



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Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers is March 5
Feb 21 – Agriculture industry representatives and corn and soybean growers wanting to better manage pests are encouraged to attend the Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers course March 5 at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead, 1071 County Road G. Read more
Lincoln to host AgrAbility National Training Workshop in March
Feb 12 – Agricultural workers with disabilities or chronic illness, their families and professional staff are invited to the AgrAbility National Training Workshop from March 25-28 at the Embassy Suites in downtown Lincoln. Read more