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Summer workshops are set up and ready for you to sign up. We have 4 workshops that are full as of May 24th, Sweet Summer Cookies, Clover Cookies, Beginner Fabric Design and Clover Cakes 201. Workshop Guide Workshop Registration

If you like working with youth and enjoy giving back to your community, Nebraska 4-H might be a great volunteer fit for you! Nebraska 4-H invites you to make the difference in the life of a young person. 4-H is known for hands-on learning experiences and helping youth build confidence and practical life skills. Nebraska 4-H offers a wide variety of involvement opportunities for adult volunteers, including helping with a one-time event or program, helping with a summer-long program, sharing a skill with a 4-H member, helping with an afterschool program, assisting with or leading a 4-H club, teaching a workshop, helping at the local county fair, coordinating a community service project, mentoring a new 4-H family, or serving on 4-H council.

What a blessing last week was for many to be in the fields to either finish or start planting! And, while some may not want it, we could also use some rain to help with the crusting issues that have been developing in various fields due to the warm temperatures and wind. As you assess stands, the following article provides some guidelines on what to look for and any replant considerations for corn: https://go.unl.edu/j727.

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Doing Your Part: Recycle plastic ag pesticide containers for useful products
May 15 – Recycling plastic is the right thing to do -- especially when it diverts about 75,000 pounds of pesticide containers annually from Nebraska landfills. Read more
Quarterly webinar series to address land management issues
May 15 – The second edition of Agricultural Land Management Quarterly will cover 2019 cash rental rates and land values in Nebraska and critical communication issues between landlords and tenants. Read more