Nebraska Extension in Lincoln, Logan & McPherson Counties

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Nebraska Extension will host a workshop in North Platte on preparing for operating loan renewals that will cover documents that farmers and ranchers should have in place before going into the process. It will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Nov. 9, at the Lincoln-Logan-McPherson Extension Center, 348 W. State Farm Road.

  

Preparing for Thanksgiving

Resources are available to help:  cooking a turkey, recipes, food safety, how to deal with leftovers, and even recipes for favorite side dishes.  https://food.unl.edu/article/thanksgiving-central

Americans' busy lifestyles often show up in their cooking and eating habits. More than 54 percent of food dollars are spent on food away from home, which is typically higher in calories and fat and lower in calcium, fiber, and iron. Planning meals ahead can improve health while saving time and money. When families eat together, meals are likely to be more nutritious. Family meals also provide a great time for children and parents to reconnect. One way to increase meals at home is to use a slow cooker. Check out the following information on slow cooker benefits, food safety, and recipe ideas.

Benefits, food safety, and recipe ideas:

Topic Planning Ahead for Hay Purchases Description With: Randy Saner and T.L. Meyer, Nebraska Extension Beef Systems Educators.

Presented by the Center for Agricultural Profitability at the University of Nebraska

Hay production has been reported to be 50% of average or less in many areas of Nebraska and the U.S. hay supply is at a 50-year low. Couple this information with rising costs, and it becomes prudent to plan fall, winter, and next spring’s hay needs sooner rather than later.

Want to save money by stocking up when ground beef is on sale?  Learn how to make your own convenience products and protect your investment during long-term freezer storage:

Whether you find yourself consistently running short on time to make meals or if you are a meal-making champ, meal prepping in advance can help make your life a lot easier.

Check out this short video and see how Ashton goes about planing for your week of meals.  More food resources like this video can be found at:  https://thedishrealtalk.com

https://fb.watch/fnavOZ8UcR/

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