Nebraska Extension in Colfax County

Local Interest

Rental rates for irrigated, dryland and pasture acres are a common question received by our office. There are two resources that can be used to start a conversation between land owner and tenant: 1) UNL Department of Ag Economics Survey (pdf) published every March that covers land values as well as cash rents and 2) USDA NASS Cash Rent Survey (pdf) published every other year.

To learn more about enrolling on-line for Nebraska 4-H please view the following step by step guide (pdf)

The on-line enrollment can be accessed at ne.4honline.com

If you have any questions, please call or email!

For local agronomic information and news visit the Crop Tech Cafe blog with postings from Nathan Mueller, Dodge County Extension Educator, Aaron Nygren, Colfax County Extension Educator, and John Wilson, Burt County Extension Educator

The Colfax County Extension Board has six scheduled meetings throughtout the year. Agenda's can be found at the following link

The 2016 Nebraska Farm Custom Rates were recently released to help farmers and landowners determine fair rates for many different field actions like planting, spraying, harvesting, and hauling. These rates are updated every two years, with two parts:Part 1 - Covers tillage, planting, and other field operations (pdf) and Part 2 - Covers harvest and hauling operations (pdf)

View the Decmber 2016 - January 2017 4-H Newsletter (pdf) to learn more about what is going on with the Colfax County 4-H Program! Past newsletter articles can be viewed here.



Nebraska Extension in Colfax County

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Nebraska Extension offering land applicator training in Jan. and Feb.
Jan 1 – Eight Nebraska Extension offices across the state will offer workshops in January and February providing livestock and crop farmers with information on how to turn manure nutrients into better crop yields while protecting the environment. Read more
Nebraska a natural fit for new IANR chief
Jan 1 – Meet Mike Boehm, IANR vice chancellor at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and NU vice president for agriculture and natural resources. Read more