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Nebraska Extension launching Great Plains Heifer Development Program

Martha and Don Romeo Scholarship

 Application

Application must be typed. Do not exceed the space provided.

You will be submitting three (3) pages of information along with 2 letters of

recommendation.

 

Page 1…Personal info.

Page 2…List your top 10 school and 4-H accomplishments.

Page 3…List your top 5 community experiences, and your essay.

Include two letters of recommendation.

No photos.

This Scholarship is awarded during the Nebraska Association of Fair Managers

Black grass bugs are likely to blame. Black grass bugs are native to western Nebraska and feed primarily on introduced wheatgrasses, although they can feed on other grasses and broadleaf plants. Crested wheatgrass is exceptionally susceptible, especially monocultures that provide the opportunity for substantial population growth.

Why Grazing Before Pastures are Ready Can Have Lasting Impacts and How to Limit the Damage

Jack Arterburn, Nebraska Extension Educator, Beef Systems

 

Key Points

If you are looking to selling food items as a way to add income to your family.  There is a great Website full of information that will help you navigate the rules.  Https//foodsystems.unl.edu/cottage-food-law

We see an increase in familes wanting to suppliment their income by selling baked goods and home made Jams and jellies.  

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A Feb. 6 ceremony at the Nebraska Association of County Extension Boards (NACEB) Annual Meeting honored 2023 award recipients for their commitment to supporting and promoting Nebraska Extension.

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Students undertake surgery, flight, and more at Incredible STEM Day

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Fifth graders flooded the halls of the Panhandle Research Extension and Education Center in Scottsbluff on Feb. 7, when the Nebraska Extension held its second annual Incredible STEM Day.

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University saluted by Carnegie Foundation for excellence in community engagement

January 11, 2024

“We see the designation as a springboard. It allows us to ramp up in places where we can do better, to bring more public presence to the engagement work that we’re doing, to reward those people who are doing it well and to really enhance our capacity in engagement.”Kathleen Lodl, associate dean of Nebraska Extension

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