Cropping & Water Systems

 

Population growth puts a greater stress on expanding yields for food, which still encouraging resource stewardship. To help meet this challenge, we share unbiased, research‐based information for a diversified agricultural audience.

Active in all 93 counties and at extension.unl.edu/croppingwater

Cropping & Water Systems

This training will allow individuals to become certified or recertified as Private Pesticide Applicators.  To become certified or re-certified individuals must attend the complete three-hour program.  Cost is $30 per person payable to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln at the conclusion of the session.

2017 Private Pesticide Applicator Training Schedule for Southeast Nebraska (PDF, 1 pg, 85 KB)

Nebraskan Permaculture Design, Trees as the Farmer's Best Friend, & Other Helpful Tips - Recorded April 6, 2017 - Gus von Roenn, Permaculture designer, builder, urban farmer, activist, educator, land steward, event planner and nonprofit founder, discusses concepts of Permaculture that can be applied to the unique circumstances presented in Nebraska. Permaculture is the pursuit to feed, shelter, transport, and energize your life in your community without compromising the integrity of the world's living environment. Working with nature allows us to achieve our goals with minimal maintenance. Poorly designed landscapes, buildings and technology that attempt to counter the forces of nature add complexity to our lives and create dependence on a complex system that needs maintenance.