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Weed Management Field Day: Wednesday, June 26th, on-site Demonstration of New Technologies & Herbicides for Weed Control in Corn, Soybean, and Popcorn.
CCA Credits available. Attached flyer has more information.
Registration required for this free event!  Register Now!

Nebraska has just recently experienced catastrophic and unpredictable weather that may affect food and water safety in your home. Follow these steps to keep your FOOD SAFE during and after flood conditions. News Article by Amy Peterson, Extension Educator.

Resources for farmers and ranchers dealing with adverse weather conditions.

Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP) financially assists producers suffering from loss of livestock due to adverse weather. LIP Fact Sheet

2018 rates charged by custom operators for machine hire services and other work they provide for neighboring farms and ranches. This publication includes both Spring and Fall rates. 2018 Nebraska Farm Custom Rates

The preliminary Cornhusker Economics 2019 Farmland Values and Rental Rates:

2019 Farmland Values and Cash Rental Rates

Farm Succession powerpoint by Allan Vyhnalek, Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Featured at the Butler County Ag Expo, main topics include:

The need and importance of planning. Importance of effective family communication. How generational values effects communication. How the on-farm sibling is treated, fair or equal? Who you have on a team to work on succession. Make better use of your lawyers’ time.


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Project helps young flood survivors heal through reading
Jul 19 – A new project at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is helping young flood survivors heal — page by page, story by story. Read more
Extension offers tips on handling cattle in hot weather
Jul 16 – As a summer heat wave descends on the Midwest, Nebraska Extension is urging producers to help reduce stress on cattle during hot weather. Read more