Local Interest

Staying Connected During Tough Times

Resources for Nebraska Farmers, Ranchers, and Their Families

Flooding in Nebraska (flood.unl.edu)

Following a flood, there are extensive questions and uncertainty. Nebraska Extension compiled flood-related resources for families and individuals; homeowners; businesses and communities; and agriculture from field management to livestock mortality.

Disaster Assistance - Disaster Relief Fund

Nebraska Farm Bureau provides assistance through available resources such as Disaster Relief Funds and an Agriculture Disaster Exchange for people hit by a natural disaster.

Livestock Assistance

Looking Ahead: Plan to Help Pollinators Next Year

Kicking back to consider next year’s garden, let benefitting pollinators be one of your considerations.  Of course pollination is important to us because we like to eat—one-third of our food supply exists because pollinators pollinate.  Pollinators, specifically native bees, are real work horses of the pollination world—just 250 native bees do the work of thousands of honey bees.



Nebraska Extension in Saunders County

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2020 Master Gardener training
Nov 7 –

November 6, 2019

Lincoln, Neb. — Nebraska Extension is offering Master Gardener training throughout the state in 2020. The Nebraska EMG program is a horticulture-related volunteer training program based in many counties and has been part of Nebraska Extension since 1976.

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4th annual Nebraska Grower and Brewer Conference & Trade Show
Nov 6 –

November 6, 2019

Lincoln, Neb. — The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has announced the dates for the fourth annual Nebraska Grower and Brewer Conference and Trade Show. The two-day conference will be held Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 27-28, 2020, at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney, Nebraska.

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