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The free August 2017 Edition of the NEBLINE Newsletter is now on-line

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Upcoming Events
Opportunities for Growing & Grazing Cover Crops

This free educational event is August 9, 2017, 11 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. during the Lancaster County Super Fair in Lincoln. The day features a trade show, speakers from both public and private organizations, as well as first-hand insight from producers who are making it work right here in Nebraska. Topics include: tips and opportunities for growing cover crops, how and when to utilize livestock, rental rates and partnership agreements. Lunch is provided and a reception for participants follows the event. Learn more and register here by August 4.

Chicken Dinner Tickets!

Lancaster County 4-H Council is having a Chicken Dinner on Friday, Aug. 4, 5:30–7:30 p.m. at the Exhibit Hall - Room B (during the 4-H Table Setting Contest) at the Lancaster County Super Fair in Lincoln. Dinner features Raising Cane’s chicken fingers hot off their food truck! This is a fundraiser for 4-H Council to help support 4-H youth programs, activities and scholarships. Learn More

Breastfeeding is Great for Babies and Moms

Did you know — The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends breastfeeding exclusively from birth to 6 months and to continue with breastfeeding (in addition to complimentary foods) through 12 months or longer as mutually desired by mother and baby. Learn more

Bed Bugs and the Aging Community

Some groups are more likely to struggle longer trying to get rid of bed bugs from their residences. It has nothing to do with geographical location, age, gender, cleanliness or housekeeping. There are a number of reasons why the aging community may face greater challenges when it comes to battling bed bugs. Learn more

When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Press Pause

Think of all the times you regret saying something because you were wound-up or overly emotional. If only you’d pressed pause to think about your reactions before blurting out your feelings. Kids need this pause space too, although it is difficult for them to recognize when they need it. Learn more here

Basic Foods for Fridge, Freezer and Cupboard

Would you like to go to your cupboard, refrigerator or freezer and already have most—if not all—the ingredients needed to make a meal? Use these foods as a “starter list” to help you begin developing a list that works for you. Learn more

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