News & Information
The free August 2014 Edition of the NEBLINE Newsletter is now on-line

This month's feature article: "Cherry Creek Habitat Provides Opoprtunities for Pollinator Education. Find this story and more here.

Upcoming Events
West Nile Virus: Elderly at Risk!

In most humans, West Nile virus infection can cause a mild flu-like illness, or may cause no symptoms at all. However in some cases, particularly among the elderly, it can cause serious neurological diseases like encephalitis or meningitis. Learn more

Summertime Food Q & A

Here are some miscellaneous questions we get at Extension around this time of year. We hope the answers help you, too! You'll also find a terrific Vanilla Frozen Custard Ice Cream recipe to try! Learn more

Get Ready for Lawn Seeding

Many lawns have been thinned by drought over the last two years, resulting in more weeds. The best long-term way to minimize lawn weeds is to thicken up your turf and the best time to seed cool season grasses, such as Kentucky bluegrass and tall fescue, is between August 15th and September 15th. Learn more

2014 Nebraska Custom Rates

Nebraska Farm Custom Rate survey results are now available. These surveys, conducted every two years, consist of two parts. Years 2014 and 2012 are available under "Frequently Accessed Information" at the link below for you to compare rates. View here

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