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4-H at Lancaster County Super Fair!

The Lancaster County Super Fair was July 28-August 6 at the Lancaster Event Center Fairgrounds, 84th & Havelock, Lincoln. View: Highlights Video | 4-H/FFA Results | 4-H Livestreams | 4-H Photos on Flickr (still being added)

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Join 4-H! 4-H Grows Confident, Capable and Caring Kids!

4-H is America’s largest youth development organization. All youth ages 5–18 may join 4-H. There are no fees to join 4-H in Lancaster County. Adults — help youth grow by volunteering! 4-H Information Night will be Tuesday, Oct. 4, 6 p.m. at Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County, 444 Cherrycreek Road, Suite A, Lincoln. Read article in the NEBLINE e-newsletter.

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Agricultural Budget Calculator Training, Aug. 18

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Center for Agricultural Profitability will present an Agricultural Budget Calculator Training on Thursday, Aug. 18, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. at the Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County conference rooms, 444 Cherrycreek Road, Suite A, Lincoln. Read more details.

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Summer Watering for Trees

Extension Educator Sarah Browning writes in her weekly blog, "High temperatures and dry conditions have resulted in many lawns turning brown in the last few weeks, but all plants suffer during hot, dry conditions not just lawns. With all the heat and dry conditions, landscape plants would benefit from watering to keep them healthy." Read more at Acreage Life - Nebraska.

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Recipe of the Month — Strawberry Smoothie and Freezer Pop

Extension Educator Emily Gratopp says, "Nebraska summers are the perfect time to enjoy ice-cold treats that are refreshing in the heat and humidity." See recipe in the NEBLINE e-newsletter.

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Meet One of Your Local Extension Experts

Hayley Jackson, Extension Educator

Early Childhood

Hayley is an Extension Educator on the Early Childhood team serving Lancaster, Cass, & Otoe counties. Hayley holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in Human Development & Family Studies and is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Early Childhood Education. Hayley’s work focuses on providing training and coaching to early childhood professionals as well as participating in multiple groups to further high-quality early childhood education in the community.

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