Counties Benefit from being 'Livestock Friendly'UNL study shows the livestock friendly destination in counties gain more cattle farms.
WeCook Program Gives Healthy Options to Youth4-H's WeCook Program is helping low-income youth and their families create fun and nutritious meals.
Making 'SENSE' of Nitrogen UseProject SENSE adopts new technologies to focus on improving nitrogen use efficiency by fertilization during the growing season.
From Research to RealityNebraska Extension has delivered research-based knowledge to people through direct teaching, experiential learning opportunities and publication.
Nebraska Extension in Box Butte County
EC 309 -DIRECT HARVEST OF DRY EDIBLE BEANS-A Nebraska Perspective - PDF
--- John A. Thomas, Extension Educator, John A. Smith, Professor Emeritus, and Robert G. Wilson, Professor Emeritus
A Quick, Easy Method to Measure Harvest Loss in Pinto or Great Northern Bean Fields - PDF
ALLIANCE 2016 MEDICARE PRESCRIPTION DRUG PLAN ASSISTANCE
Medicare beneficiaries - it’s time to review your prescription drug plan for 2017. Annual change notices are being sent. They will disclose any change in premium and deductible. Some plans tell if a medication you currently take will not be covered in 2017. All plans send a booklet of covered medications with the mailing. Look through this list for your medications.
If you need help with your plan, Jeanne Murray, Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) volunteer, will be assisting clients from October 17 – December 6. She will be at the Box Butte County Extension Office, 415 Black Hills Ave, Alliance, on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays each week. Remember to bring your Medicare card and a list of your medications to your appointment.
Don’t wait until January 2017 to find out what medications your Part D plan won’t cover or what your new premiums are! Call 308-632-6554 and leave a message to schedule your appointment.
Social Security Office Phone Number
The phone number for the Social Security Office in Scottsbluff is 1-800-297-4291. You will need to use this number when you have questions about Social Security, redetermination information for Low Income Subsidy, for enrolling in Social Security and Medicare, and anything else concerning Social Security.
Farm Land Leasing Agreements, Reports, and Land Market Information
AgrAbility Helps Keep Farmers, Ranchers with Disabilities on the Farm
Nebraska Extension and Easter Seals Nebraska are partners in a program that helps farmers and ranchers with disabling injuries or other health-related conditions become independent enough to carry on and succeed at their profession. For more information, please see the High Plains Journal article on AgrAbility.