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

This month's feature: "Legends of the Fall: Accidental and Occasional Invaders". Find this article and more here.

Cherry Creek Habitat Weather Station

Live Web cam view: Cherry Creek Habitat

Upcoming Events
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 -September 2016

Over the last 30 days, the state ranged from less than a half inch in some locations to more than 10 inches in others. View the September 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

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