Extension is committed to helping Nebraskans know more about creating resource- and energy-efficient rural and urban landscapes, protecting and managing water resources, properly managing insect and wildlife pests, and more.

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Community Environment

Hort Update for November 1, 2021

Seasonal information for Nebraska's green industry professionals.

Serious Concerns
1. Perennial garden cleanup - Optimize plant health; protect pollinators and other beneficial insects

The Otoe County 4-H Council and Merz Ink are proudly teaming together this National 4-H week! Shop at stores.inksoft.com/otoecounty4H for all your Otoe County 4-H clothing needs and a portion will be kicked back to support the Otoe County 4-H program.

Fall Armyworms Fields decimated by ravenous insects might bring to mind images of biblical plagues of locusts, but across eastern Nebraska, another pest is leaving a similar trail of destruction; the fall armyworm. Fall armyworms, (Spodoptera frugiperda) are a species from the southern U.S. that does not overwinter in Nebraska.

Garden Update
Kathleen Cue, Nebraska Extension Horticultrue Educator in Dodge County

Community Environment

Pests, turf and landscape, water, and food production resources.

Backyard Farmer

Research-based solutions to lawn and garden questions.

Turfgrass Science

Turf iNfo for the north central states.

Master Gardeners

Trained volunteers sharing their knowledge with Nebraskans.

Acreage Insights

Helping acreage owners manage their rural living environment.

UNL Water

Providing research, information and educational opportunities about Nebraska's most important natural resource.

Drought Resources

Nebraska Extension has created a new website that offers resources for those dealing with drought.