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The April 2018 Edition of the NEBLINE Newsletter is free on-line

Feature story: Can You Pass This Food Safety Quiz?  Access this article and more here

Cherry Creek Habitat Weather Station

Live Web cam view: Cherry Creek Habitat

Upcoming Events
Early Spring Care for Fruit Trees

When the apple and cherry trees start to bloom, we know spring has finally arrived. Fruit trees are wonderful additions to the home landscape, both as fruit producers and ornamental blooming trees. Learn more.

Need help with an Ag Lease?

Ag Lease 101 helps both land owners and land operators learn about alternative lease arrangements and includes sample written lease agreements for several alternatives. Ag Lease 101 was created by and is maintained by the North Central Farm Management Extension Committee. Learn more and find sample lease agreements

UNL Water Website Redesigned, Now Offers Monthly E-Newsletter

You can quickly access University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s wide-ranging water resources at one convenient website, Find resources on agricultural and residential water, manure management, groundwater and surface water information. Sign up for a free e-newsletter at

New Hazardous Materials Collection Center Open

The City of Lincoln recently opened a new Hazardous Materials Collection Center at 5101 N. 48th Street. The permanent facility for the disposal of hazardous materials will serve Lincoln and Lancaster County residents as well as qualifying small businesses such as home-based operations, nonprofits, churches, and others who produce less than 220 pounds of hazardous waste per month. Details

Build a Bat House!

Bat house construction and installation can be an environmentally friendly and rewarding activity. Putting up a bat house, however, does not guarantee that bats will use it. We don’t know exactly why bats dwell in one house and not another, but by following a few recommendations you can increase the likelihood that bats will live in your bat house. Learn more.

Free Fruit and Vegetable Fact Sheets!

FREE, Downloadable. Set of 30 fruit & vegetable fact sheets with information about: nutrition, uses, description, varieties, where first cultivated and whether they are grown in Nebraska. Learn more

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