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Lancaster County 4-H coordinates the popular Embryology 4-H school enrichment program. We also host 4-H EGG Cam, which allows you and other viewers around the world to witness the amazing process of chicks hatching! Duck eggs hatched June 9–10. Watch at https://go.unl.edu/eggcam.
Extension Educator Sarah Browning writes in her weekly blog, "To make plant care easier and plants healthier, it’s better to critically assess the garden site first and plant options second. Focus primarily on the amount of sun a site receives, soil quality, wind exposure and amount of natural soil moisture." Read more at Acreage Life - Nebraska.
Arsenic is a naturally occurring element and varying amounts are present is some of Nebraska’s groundwater sources. Exposure to arsenic can be a health hazard and potentially cause adverse acute or chronic health effects. Read Extension Associate Becky Schuerman's article on UNL Water website.
Monthly Heart of 4-H Award Winner
Lancaster County 4-H is proud to announce Jen and Jesse Metcalf of Lincoln as co-winners of the June “Heart of 4-H Award” in recognition of outstanding volunteer service. Read about the Metcalf's contributions to 4-H!
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Karen is an Extension Educator serving in a leadership capacity for general operations of the Lancaster office. She holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Human Development and the Family from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Karen joined Extension in 1999 working with the Nutrition Education Program and transferred to unit leader in 2015.