‘Backyard Farmer’ Experts at Bayside Golf Course for June 6 Show

News Release Date: 
May 23, 2019

For Immediate Release

‘Backyard Farmer’ Experts at Bayside Golf Course for June 6 Show

LINCOLN, Neb. (May 23, 2019) – The “Backyard Farmer” experts will be lakeside for the Thursday, June 6 episode of the popular lawn and garden series, airing at 7 p.m. CT on NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations.

The episode will be recorded Monday, June 3, at Bayside Golf Course along the shores of Lake McConaughy near Brule, Neb., as part of a week-long series of “On the Road” events planned by NET.

Every year from spring to fall, host Kim Todd, Nebraska Extension landscape horticulture specialist, and a panel of Nebraska Extension experts help viewers answer questions about insect pests and disease, turf, and fruits and vegetables, as well as landscape design and general horticulture topics.

The “Backyard Farmer” website (byf.unl.edu) features more about the series and the Facebook page feature announcements and other garden information. In addition, past features and episodes are available for viewing on the program’s YouTube channel and as a free podcast on iTunes. 

The longest-running, locally-produced television series in the nation, “Backyard Farmer” airs Thursdays at 7 p.m. CT on NET through Sept. 12. The series repeats Saturdays at 10 a.m. CT on NET and Sundays at 3 p.m. CT and Mondays at 5 p.m. CT on NET Create.

 “Backyard Farmer” is co-production of NET and University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.

The series is supported in part by AseraCare Hospice, Campbell’s Nurseries and Garden Centers, Inc., Nebraska Arborists Association, Nebraska Nursery and Landscape Association and Nebraska811.

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MEDIA CONTACT:  Kim Rogers, 402-660-5521, krogers@netNebraska.org

 

NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations, is the statewide public media service dedicated to creating opportunities for Nebraskans to engage with critical issues, compelling stories and quality entertainment. NET serves each of Nebraska’s 93 counties with 52,560 hours of programming each year on four television and two radio channels, plus online and mobile content. In addition to providing free, high-quality educational programming for children, NET provides programming in the arts, award-winning news and current affairs information and emergency alert services. For more information about NET, visit netNebraska.org.