Three positions on the Butler County Extension Board will be open January 1, 2020. The positions represent Butler County Supervisor voting districts 3, 6 and 7. Completed applications must be received by mail or email to the Butler County Extension Office by November 15, 2019. Additional Information. Application Form.
Flood ResourcesThe following link provides current resources related to flooding.
UNL at Forefront of Innovation in Irrigation, ConservationDeploying the latest technology and strategies, the University has helped Nebraska farmers save more than 326 billion gallons of water and more than $50 million in fuel costs since 2005.
Protecting Crops in a Warmer WorldHigher temperatures caused by climate change aren’t just increasing the number of daytime scorchers. Nights are getting warmer as well, stressing plants and decreasing yields of vital crops worldwide.
Grow Your Local CommunityJoin other like-minded communities as we learn programs and resources, share best practices and ideas, empower ourselves and others to assist entrepreneurs and grow our local communities at the annual Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities (CEC) Conference.
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:
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.