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2020 Pandemic Directions for Pesticide and Chemigation

 

Click the clinks for more information on how to nominate animals for state fair.  You will need to follow these instructions for nominating the animals for state fair online.  To allow the Extension Office to keep up with the paperwork please have all market beef nominations for state fair be complete by March 31, 2020.

Step-by-Step Nominations Instructions

4-H State Fair Livestock Nomination Requirements

The Extension office will send instructions on entering animals for exhibit at state fair in July.

 Please call the office if you have any questions.

 

For some reason autumn and popcorn just seem to go together. It is a great snack or treat for Fall get together and how many can pass up a bag of freshly popped corn at a ball game?

Nebraska is the #1 producer of popcorn in the United States, producing nearly 45% of our nation’s crop. Popcorn can be a healthy snack, if made with little or no added salt and butter. It’s also good for you because it counts as a whole grain reports Extension Specialist Lisa Franzen-Castle. USDA’s Choose MyPlate recommends getting at least half of your grains from whole grains. Three cups of popped popcorn equal one serving from the grains group. Check out these suggestions to make popcorn fun and healthy.

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