News & Information
The November/December 2017 Edition of the NEBLINE Newsletter is free on-line
Feature story: 4-H'ers Grow into True Leaders Through Service Access this article and more here
Cherry Creek Habitat Weather Station
Make a Cornucopia From the Garden
Decorate for the fall season with a cornucopia filled with materials collected from your garden and landscape. Start with a horn shaped basket available at most craft stores. From the garden, collect pumpkins, winter squash, ornamental corn, gourds and more. Enjoy your display through the fall, then when the snow begins to fall, turn it into a winter decoration. Learn more.
“Successful Farmer Series” Starts Jan. 5
Mark your calendars for the third annual “Successful Farmer Series,” which will be held weekly starting Jan. 5 and ending Feb. 9, at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Road, Lincoln. Multiple sessions and topics allow you to pick the topics most relevant to you and your operation. All sessions will be 9–11:30 a.m. Learn more - Register On-line
Disaster Preparedness for Families
Do you have a plan for your home in case of a disaster? What would you do if you had no power for eight days? Imagine you had to go without clean drinking water? How would you prepare food? How would you keep your children warm? How would you keep in contact with other family members who want to know if you are safe? What is your plan? Learn more
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
About Flood Insurance
Flooding is the most common natural disaster in the U.S. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has determined even 1-inch of floodwater can cause over $20,000 in damage. Structures within the 100-year floodplain are at the highest risk for flood damage. 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