Nebraska Extension in Richardson County

Local Interest

Marking the third consecutive year of value decline from the record high of 2014, the all-land category across Nebraska for the year ending February 1, 2017 averaged about 9 percent lower than the prior year. 

The state average was $2,820 per acre or about a 9 percent ($295 per acre) decline to the prior year’s value of $3,115 per acre.


State Fair results are now availalbe.  

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The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality conducts weekly sampling for toxic blue-green algae and E. coli bacteria at recreational lakes across the state of Nebraska from May through September each year.  Samples are taken weekly, and lakes with readings exceeding safety thresholds will be placed on Health Alert.  Weekly results and additional information may be found on the NEDQ's website.  

Nebraska Extension in Richardson County

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Nebraska Extension seeks farm, ranch succession plan survey participants
Sep 20 – Nebraska Extension is encouraging the state’s farmers and ranchers to complete a survey regarding their farm or ranch succession plans. Read more
Nebraska Extension to launch beef webinar series targeting feedyards
Sep 15 – Nebraska Extension is offering a new way to get information on timely beef topics in a series of hosted webinars. Read more