Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County - January 2019

FEATURE — 2018 Extension highlights

Highlights Report thumbnail.jpgThe 2018 Extension highlights feature in the paper version of the January Nebline will be its own e-newsletter emailed on Friday, Dec. 28. Extension continues to provide responsive, innovative and trusted information to make a difference in our community.


FOOD & HEALTH — Recipe of the month

Photo by Craig Chandler, UNL CommunicationsJanuary is national soup month. Try this recipe from Nebraska Extension’s Nutrition Education Program ( which includes whole wheat egg noodles. It is easily adaptable to beef noodle or chicken and rice soup.

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FARM & ACREAGE — Successful Farmer Series

Extension Educator Tyler Williams is organizing — and will be a presenter at — the Successful Farmer Series.Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County’s fourth annual “Successful Farmer Series,” will be held weekly starting Jan. 4 and ending Feb. 8. Multiple sessions and topics allow ag producers to pick the topics most relevant to them and their operation. Continue reading…


4-H & YOUTH — Meet 2018–2019 4-H Council

4HCouncil.jpgLancaster County 4-H Council, comprised of adult and youth volunteers, is responsible for determining long- and short-term goals and policy for Lancaster County 4-H. Council also raises funds by operating a food booth at the Lancaster County Super Fair. These funds help support 4-H programs... Continue reading…


4-H & YOUTH — Corrections to 4-H top results

The Super Fair 4-H/FFA Top Animal Exhibits in the September Nebline should have listed Jaisah Huber as Rabbit Best 4 Class.

The State Fair 4-H Top Results in the October Nebline should have listed Martha Wilkinson as reserve champion in the Swine Carcass Contest.


4-H & YOUTH — 4th & 5th grade Lock-In, Jan. 25–26

Photo from the 2018 Teen Council overnight Lock-In. This year's theme is "Journey to the Stars!"All 4th and 5th graders are invited to 4-H Teen Council’s annual overnight Lock-In which will be held Friday, Jan. 25, 8 p.m.–Saturday, Jan. 26, 8 a.m. at the Lancaster Extension Education Center. This year’s theme will be "Journey to the Stars!" Cost is $20 per person. Registrations due by Jan. 18.

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EXTENSION NEWS — Cochran earns MyPI National award

Soni Cochran with Bruce Marxsen’s family.At Nebraska Extension’s annual conference in November, the Bruce Marxsen Memorial Excellence in Instruction Award was presented to Extension Associate Soni Cochran. This was the 1st annual national award presented by My Youth Preparedness Initiative (MyPI) National for unwavering dedication and... Continue reading…


Lancaster County 4-H has its own e-newsletter

4Hlogo_horz.jpgUpcoming 4-H events and deadlines are published in the "4-H - Lancaster County" weekly e-newsletter. All enrolled 4-H families who provide their email address in 4-HOnline automatically receive this e-newsletter. Anyone can view it online at the following link.

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Originally published December 21, 2018 - Submit an Item