Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County - September 2018

FARM & ACREAGE — Ag land workshop, Sept. 7

Nebraska Extension is presenting a workshop, Land Management for 2020 and Beyond, to provide the latest information to farm operators, tenants and landowners. It will be presented on Friday, Sept. 7, 9 a.m.–noon at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Road, Lincoln. Continue reading…

PESTS & WILDLIFE — Who pooped? The scoop on scat

Seeds and other plant materials are visible in this raccoon scat. Use caution when observing scat. Raccoon scat may also contain raccoon roundworm eggs which are dangerous to human health. (Photo by Stephanie McReynolds)Whether you are tracking an animal while out hiking with your family or trying to figure out what type of animal is visiting your backyard, make sure you consider more than footprints. Take note of any other signs left behind by the animal. Look for scat, tail marks, claw marks and... Continue reading…

4-H & YOUTH — Livestock Booster Club scholarships

 The Lancaster County 4-H Livestock Booster Club awards two $500 college scholarships each year. Katherine Nepper and Jaclyn Heinrich were presented this year’s scholarships at the Lancaster County Super Fair 4-H/FFA Livestock Premium Auction. A portion of the proceeds from the auction funds these.

4-H & YOUTH — Rabbit Clinic, Oct. 13

2017 4-H Rabbit Fall ClinicA free 4-H Rabbit Clinic will be held Saturday, Oct. 13, 9 a.m.–noon at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Road, Lincoln. Open to all youth and families. This is a great opportunity to learn about the 4-H Rabbit Program which is open to all youth ages 8–18. Continue reading…

4-H & YOUTH — 4-H Information Night, Oct. 16

 The annual 4-H Information Night will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 6 p.m. at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Road, Lincoln. Find out how youth ages 5-18 can join 4-H! Adults — help youth grow by volunteering!

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 Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County upcoming events are listed in our online event calendar. You can view by week, month, year or upcoming.

UNL CASNR Visit Day, Oct. 6

 University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) is hosting its annual Experience the Power of Red Visit Day for students grades 8–12 on Saturday, Oct. 6, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. There is no charge. Please register by Friday, Sept. 28.

More details at: https://go.unl.edu/88jt
Originally published August 22, 2018 - Submit an Item