News & Information
The free November/December 2016 Edition of the NEBLINE Newsletter is now on-line
This issue's feature: "Look Who's Hatching: Preschoolers Explore Egg-Laying Animals". Find this article and more here.
Cherry Creek Habitat Weather Station
Can You Eat Your Jack-O’-Lantern Pumpkin?
Young children can enjoy creating jack-o’-lanterns by decorating pumpkins using markers. They can be creative and at the same time, you have a pumpkin that is still safe to use in recipes. Learn more and find delicious pumpkin recipes
Nebraska Ag Climate Update -October 2016
The winter forecast is a coin toss for Nebraska. View the October Ag Climate Update
You can help develop #TrueLeaders!
This is a terrific time to start a 4-H Club in your neighborhood. Our 4-H staff have all the resources and support new leaders need to be successful! Complete the on-line Interest Form today.
Give Your Garden Soil a Boost!
Fall is a good time for improving your garden soil. Add manure, compost and leaves to increase the organic matter content. Learn more about composting and find information about a free composting demonstration on October 15, 10 a.m. at Pioneers Park Nature Center’s backyard composting demonstration area. Visit here
Bed bugs are still #1
Last week, Jody Green, Extension Educator Urban Entomology reported most clientele questions, calls and identifications still center on bed bugs. Pantry pests were a close second. We have resources available on-line to help. Be sure to contact our local extension office for information on pests found in your area. You can also visit Insects, Spiders, Mice & More
Financial Security: Children and Money
If you shop with a list, your children will probably shop with a list. If you always spend money before it is earned, you may have a hard time teaching children to save. Children learn from observing you and others in the grocery store, post office, bank, toy store, mall, and home. Free On-line Course to Help Children, Teens and College Students learn how to manage money