Nebraska Extension in Butler County

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Scarp Tire Collection scheduled for Butler County residents, Monday and Tuesday, August 20 & 21 at Butler County Landfill. Grant Funding provided by the Nebraska Department of Enrivornmental Quality. Scrap Tire Flyer

The preliminary Cornhusker Economics 2018 Farmland Values and Rental Rates:

2018 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.

Click the live link to download the 2018 Beef Cattle Report.

"Noxious weeds compete with crops, rangeland, and pastures reducing yields substantially. Losses from noxious weed infestations can be staggering, costing millions of dollars due to lost production."- Statement from Nebraska Department of Agriculture.

President: Carol Albrecht, Ulysses; District 7
Vice President: Sandy Archuleta, Brainard; District 6
Secretary: Margo Hlavac, Garrison: 4-H Council Representaive
Treasurer: Doug Kershner, David City; District 3

Board Member: Diane Bohaty, Bellwood; District 2
Board Member: Richard Hain, David City; District 4
Board Member: Marilyn Smith, David City; District 5
Board Member: Willis Smith, David City; Distict 1

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Jhala honored with outstanding associate editor award
Jul 10 – Amit Jhala, associate professor of agronomy and horticulture and extension weed management specialist, was awarded an Outstanding Associate Editor Award by the Canadian Journal of Plant Science. Read more
Survey results indicate rising cost of custom machinery operations
Jul 3 – Results from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s 2018 Custom Rates Survey indicate rising costs for machine hire operations and related services since the survey was last conducted two years ago. Read more