Nebraska Extension in Nuckolls and Thayer Counties

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A regular meeting of the

Southern Plains Extension Board

will be held on

 

Mon. Mar. 23 @ 7:00 p.m.

DUE TO COVID-19 CONCERNS, THIS MEETING WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY

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Nuckolls County Fair 2020 Dates Announced

Join us for the 2020 Nuckolls County Fair July 11-15! More details coming soon.

Thayer County Fair 2020 Dates Announced

Join us for the 2020 Thayer County County Fair August 6-8! More details coming soon.

A number of people have asked what's the best way they can help with flood relief efforts. There are a number of ways you can help.

First, and most foremost, do not just show up to a community that has been impacted wanting to volunteer. While volunteers are critical resources during recovery efforts, too many or being at the wrong place at the wrong time can hamper recovery activities or even put the volunteers and others at risk.



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Panhandle Perspectives: Did you know? The first domestic sugarbeet seeds were produced in Nebraska

March 26, 2020
At the turn of the 20th century, the sugarbeet was one of the few American crops with an almost complete dependence upon Europe as a source of seed each season. The vast majority of all seed used in sugar beet production originated in either Germany or France. It took two primary factors before Americans were convinced that a domestic seed industry was needed.

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Combatting cabin fever: Extension builds out educational content

March 24, 2020
For many families across the state, cabin fever may be setting in, and Nebraska Extension is working to help alleviate pent-up energy with fun, educational content for all ages.

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