Extension Associate Cole Meador candles eggs for students as part of the 4-H Embryology project! Learn more Photo by Vicki Jedlicka
Extension Associate Mardel Meinke teaching women how to make healthy meals at the People's City Mission. Learn more about the Nutrition Education Program. Photo by Vicki Jedlicka
Congratulations! Lancaster County 4-H volunteer Ron Suing received the Nebraska Association of County Extension Board’s statewide Volunteer Award. Read more in The NEBLINE Newsletter
News & Information
GARDEN, LAWN & LANDSCAPE
Drought Damage - Repair & Replace
Last summer’s hot, dry conditions were brutal to many of our landscapes, leaving us with dead patches in the lawn, dead shrubs, and dead trees. So, what can we do to repair last summer’s damage, and prevent additional problems this summer?
FOOD, NUTRITION & HEALTH
Healthy Seasonal Cooking - Spring!
Onions, asparagus, strawberries, rhubard, garlic and spinach are some vegetables to look forward to this spring.
FAMILY & PARENTING/TEACHER RESOURCES
Texts 4 Teachers!
University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension’s Texts4Teachers delivers text messages for teachers of children from birth through age 8 that focus on the critical areas of: Child development | Family involvement | Social and emotional development | Health, safety and nutrition | Curriculum and activities
ACREAGE, FARM & RANCH
Tips for New Horse Owners
This NebGuide provides basic information on housing, feeding, and health care of horses for new horse owners.
4-H & YOUTH
4-H Clover College Registration Begins
4-H Clover College is June 18-21. Registration opens May 2 to all currently enrolled 4-H Youth. Registration opens to all youth on May 9. Volunteers are also needed!
HOME ENVIRONMENT/HEALTH & SAFETY
Indoor Air Quality: Asthma Triggers
Indoor air pollutants can trigger asthma attacks and may lead to its onset. Totally eliminating triggers may be unrealistic, but certain management methods may help control the trigger.
The May Edition of the NEBLINE is now on-line:
Find these stories and more at http://lancaster.unl.edu/nebline:
- Moving Toward a Healthier You
- Tips for Organizing Your Kitchen for Healthy Home Cooking
- About Children Staying Home Alone
- May is Time to Control Leafy Spurge
- Backyard Wildlife & Pesticides
- Create Your Own Perennial Zoo Garden
- 4-H News & Announcements
- Keep Your Family Safe in Rural Areas
- 4-H Clover College
- ... 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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