Returning to the Ranch workshop, December 16 &17, Niobrara Lodge, Valentine NE
“Returning to the Ranch” is for families who are bringing the next generation into agriculture. This workshop is for you; whether the kids are still in high school or college and are just hoping to come back to the ranch, or if they have already come back but you haven’t finalized plans for how their involvement will grow and change in the future.
The class is designed for all of the generations on the ranch to participate, to make it easier, the $75 registration fee covers the entire family.
Once again, the workshop will be held on Monday, December 16th from 1 pm CT to 7 pm CT at the Valentine’s Niobrara Lodge. The workshop will continue on Tuesday, December 17th from 9 am CT to 3:30 pm CT. Registration is due by December 5th. Farm Credit Services of America and UNL Extension are sponsoring the workshop.
Food.unl.edu has answers to your Thanksgiving food questions
I want to remind you to follow sound food safety practices this Thanksgiving. You can learn more about food safety and whole lot more at food.unl.edu. The foods team has povided a wealth of information on their website. For those of you ladies who are on Pinterest, their Thanksgiving Pinterest Board gives answers to common questions about preparing and serving food for Thanksgiving meals.
Answers to such questions as:
- How to roast a turkey the day before serving it
- How to safely handle turduckens
- How to reach the USDA Meat & Poultry hotline on Thanksgiving day (1-888-674-6854 8 am to 2 pm, Eastern Time)
- What you need to know before stuffing a turkey
- Recipes that use turkey leftovers
- Brining a turkey
- Much, much more … over 30 pins
You can follow their board or repin items to start your own Thanksgiving Pinterest Board.
Food.unl.edu also has lots of other holiday food preparation tips such as ingredient substitutions, answers to a baking or other food preparation question, and advice on preparing foods ahead. They also have some ideas for healthier food for the holidays?
As always, you can call the extension office at 402-376-1850 more information.