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The free September 2016 Edition of the NEBLINE Newsletter is now on-line

This month's feature: "4-H Youth Showcase Projects, Develop Skills at the Super Fair". Find this article and more here.

Cherry Creek Habitat Weather Station

Live Web cam view: Cherry Creek Habitat

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"May I Have More Pineapple?"

The Learning Child team from Nebraska Extension produced an educational video to help caregivers role model effective meal strategies. The video demonstrates six strategies to help caregivers encourage children at mealtime. Learn more

Nebraska Ag Climate Update - August 2016

The month of July was, in one word, average; however, as usual, one word doesn't describe the Nebraska weather very well. Learn more

Are You Interested in 4-H?

If you are interested in the 4-H program in Lancaster County, Nebraska, you can fill out an on-line form to let us know how we can help you. It's easy. This form is for youth who want to join 4-H and adults who are interested in volunteering! Fill out the form

Getting To know Leafcutter Bees

Leafcutter bees are the same size as a honey bee, around a half to a full inch depending on the species. Leafcutter bees are solitary bees.They do not have a social structure or a hive like honey bees and bumble bees do. This non-social nature means that they rarely sting human beings. Learn more

Bats Reported In and Around Homes

Local residents are calling about bats in homes and roosting on porches and under decks. This NebGuide recommends their exclusion and removal from homes and other structures also are discussed. Learn more

An Easy Way to Freeze Raw Onions

Are you leaving town for a few days but still have portions of cut onions left in the refrigerator? It is quick and easy to freeze onions for use in recipes later. Learn how HERE

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