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***NOTE: Pre-Registration is REQUIRED for the events listed. Please contact the county of the event to obtain the date/location/time for meetings (particularly for pesticide & chemigation training) and to RSVP. ***

Private applicators will have five options for certification to purchase or apply restricted use pesticides. Pre-registration is required for in-person training, COVID-19 guidelines will be followed and masks will be required. Contact Butler County Extension with questions: 402-367-7410 or butler-county@unl.edu.

Nebraska Extension invites producers to learn more. “Knowledge that Helps Cultivate Opportunities”: 

Area producers will find valuable resources and can access virtual field days through the following links:

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

2020 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. 2020 Nebraska Farm Custom Rates

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January 13, 2021

Lincoln, Neb. —The 2021 Western Lambing and Kidding School on Saturday, Feb. 6, near Bayard, will feature a farm tour, hands-on demonstrations, and presentations by expert speakers.

The school, sponsored by the Nebraska Sheep & Goat Producers and Nebraska Extension, will run from 9:15 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Julie Kappen Farm, 10803 Rd 89, Bayard, and Bobby Jo’s Branding Iron, 533 Main, Bayard.

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Extension Crop Production Clinics go virtual

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