Nebraska Extension in Seward County

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Producers who must comply with FDA's Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Rule Guidelines, are required to have one supervisor or responsible party from their farm who has successfully complete food safety training equivalent to the national Produce Safety Alliance curriculum. 

Compliance dates for large growers is January 26, 2018. Compliance dates for all covered produce except sprouts, by business size is:

Having Problems in your garden that are new this season? View our seasonal horticulture update!

In Season Programs 4H Afterschool Program Connecting the Dots School Enrichment Clover Colleges (open only to 4-H members) Seward County CWF

Nebraska Extension in Seward County

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So you've inherited a farm, now what?
Oct 12 – Those who have in inherited or received farmland and want to learn more about the best strategies for managing the asset are encouraged to attend one of several Nebraska Extension programs being offered across the state this fall. Read more
Extension NEP team participates in cultural immersion workshop
Oct 11 – Diversity and inclusion are central to the University of Nebraska’s mission and Nebraska Extension is doubling down. Recently, 45 members of extension’s Nutrition Education Program (NEP) participated in a day-long cultural immersion workshop. Read more