The Nebraska Association of County Extension Boards’ presented Grace (Farley) Troupe with the Young Adult Award for ages 17–25. Congratulations! Learn more. Left to Right: Lorene Bartos, Grace Troupe, Tracy Anderson and Gary Bergman
Take advantage of the composting demostrations and workshops for Lancaster County residents. Dates, times, locations are posted at http://lancaster.unl.edu/hort Photo by Vicki Jedlicka, UNL Extension staff
Over 50,000 fifth grade youth in the Lincoln and Lancaster County area have participated in earth wellness festival. This was the 20th Anniversary of the festival program. Learn more about this science-based, environmental education event and view photos. Photo by Vicki Jedlicka, UNL Extension staff
News & Information
INSECTS, SPIDERS, MICE & MORE
Attracting Pollinators to Your Landscape
You can help. It doesn’t matter where you live, you can help increase the number of pollinators in your area with a few simple additions to your landscape. By selecting the right plants and creating the right habitat, you can attract and protect pollinators.
GARDEN, LAWN & LANDSCAPE
Spring's Dry Conditions
This winter eastern Nebraska has experienced dry weather conditions; February and March have continued to be dry. We're expecting a little moisture now in April but do you need to also apply water to your landscape? Here are a few considerations.
FOOD, NUTRITION & HEALTH
Easter Egg Safety Tips & Delicious Deviled Eggs Recipe
Dyeing and decorating eggs is a family tradition in many households for the Easter holiday.We have safety tips on dyeing, blowing out eggs, hunting eggs, expiration dates and cooking eggs. You'll also find an easy recipe to make perfect deviled eggs.
4-H & YOUTH
Register for Summer Camp Today & Save!
Register for summer camps before April 15, 2014 and receive 10% off! The summer programs offered at our 4-H camping locations provide all youth a place to discover, learn, and grow. Your child does not have to be a member of 4-H to attend.
ACREAGE, FARM & RANCH
Nebraska Farmland Values Remain Steady
Even with the strong increases in farmland values over the past several years and the reduction in commodity prices experienced during 2013, agricultural land markets in Nebraska remained steady early in 2014. These are preliminary findings from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln 2014 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Survey.
FAMILY LIVING & PARENTING
Parenting Plans for Separating or Divorcing Parents
When parents divorce, they are required to file a parenting plan with the court before the final divorce decree is granted. This NebGuide discusses what a parenting plan encompasses and how this plan can serve the best interests of the child.
Check it out:
The May 2014 Edition of the NEBLINE is now on-line:
Find these stories and more at http://lancaster.unl.edu/nebline:
- The Cost of Invasive Species
- Satisfying Main Dish Salads for May – Salad Month
- Reading With Children Increases Literacy
- Which compact fluorescent bulb (CFL) should I choose?
- Healthy Trees – Avoiding Common Problems at Planting is Half the Battle
- 2014: Year of the Echinacea
- 4-H & Youth News & Announcements
- ... and so much more.
The NEBLINE is a free newsletter, published monthly (except December) and mailed to nearly 11,500 households in Lancaster County, Nebraska. Available on-line here
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