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Seasonal and Simple is a guide to help you select, store and prepare fresh fruits and vegetables. The recipes use simple preparations and seasonings, so you can taste the goodness of a fruit or vegetable at the peak of its flavor. The fruits and vegetables are listed in the guide by their growing season — spring, summer and fall. Nutrients and associated health benefits are listed with each fruit or vegetable.

Use this guide to choose fruits and vegetables in season and get all the benefits — food that tastes good, is good for you and is reasonably priced.

It’s frighteningly and easy to overcook—or undercook—food in your microwave.  And that’s not a surprise. Learn more about successfully cooking in the microwave. 

TEST YOUR MICROWAVE SKILLS:

1.  You can heat food in a take-our container; old whipping topping bowls or magarine tubs in the microwave oven?

SELECT RHUBARB

Choose flat stalks that are not curled or limp. Deep red stalks are sweeter and richer; tenderness is not related to size.

Please bring application and resume to 348 West State Farm Rd in North Platte, or e-mail: Kate Marshall at kate.marshall@unl.edu

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2-Piece Canning Lids - Research-tested recommendations

So You Want to Preserve - Canning Basics - Equipment Needs

Preserve It Fresh, Preserve It Safe -North Central Region Food Safety Newsletter series

                            Newsletter April/May - Determine Spoilage in Home-Canned Goods - Storing Dry Beans

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Nebraska Extension to host Inaugural Specialty Crop Conference & Trade Show

June 11, 2021
Nebraska Extension, in partnership with the Nebraska Department of Agriculture, will host the Nebraska Specialty Crop Conference on November 9-10, 2021, on Nebraska’s Innovation Campus.

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Nebraska Extension field day for management of Palmer amaranth in corn

June 9, 2021
Growers, crop consultants and extension educators interested in management of atrazine/glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth are encouraged to attend Nebraska Extension's field day, supported by the Nebraska Corn Board, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 30 near Carleton.

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Wheat stem sawfly emergence – field notes from early June

June 7, 2021

Lincoln, Neb. —The wheat stem sawfly has begun emergence throughout the High Plains. Observations from several locations – the High Plains Ag Lab (HPAL) near Sidney, Neb., the U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) Research Station near Akron, Colo., and as far east as Deuel County, Neb. – indicate very high populations of wheat stem sawfly in wheat fields.

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2021 summer stocker/yearling meeting and tour set for June 30

June 4, 2021
Nebraska Extension will host a summer meeting and tour focused on stocker/yearling systems on June 30 near Nenzel, Nebraska. Natalie Jones | IANR Media

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