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Watch Chicks Hatch on 4-H EGG Cam!
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! Watch at https://go.unl.edu/eggcam.
Planning for Spring Calving Season
This is arguably the most crucial time of year for most operations, so it is pertinent to be prepared to have calves hitting the ground at least a month prior to your first calving date. Read Extension Educator Connor Biehler's article in NEBLINE newsletter.
Wildflowers & Grasses — Conservation Plantings for Native Insects and Wildlife
Extension Educator Sarah Browning writes in her weekly blog, "Conservation plantings of wildflowers and grasses may range in size from a few plants in a home garden, to extensive plantings on a farm or acreage." Read more at Acreage Life - Nebraska.
Recipe of the Month — Egg Roll in a Bowl
Extension Educator Alyssa Havlovic, MS, ACSM EP-C, says, "Looking for a quick, budget-friendly weeknight dinner? Add this Egg Roll in a Bowl recipe to your meal plan." See recipe in the NEBLINE e-newsletter.
Naturally Occurring Elements in Nebraska’s Groundwater: Calcium and Magnesium
Calcium and Magnesium considered more of a nuisance element because of their potential to cause mineral build-up/scale layer within hot water heaters, water pipes, boilers and other plumbing fixtures. Read Extension Associate Becky Schuerman's article on UNL Water website.
Monthly Heart of 4-H Award Winner
Whitney Lehn is March Heart of 4-H Volunteer
Lancaster County 4-H is proud to announce Whitney Lehn of Lincoln as winner of the March “Heart of 4-H Award” in recognition of outstanding volunteer service. Read about Whitney's contributions to 4-H!
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Meet One of Your Local Extension Experts
Expertise: Early Childhood Education and Childcare Management Training
Jaci is an Extension Educator on The Learning Child Team serving Cass, Lancaster and Otoe Counties. Jaci holds a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and a Master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Doane University in Crete, Neb. Jaci provides training to childcare providers and families in the Southeast area of Nebraska.