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
Nebraska Extension in Butler County
4-H Youth Help Save the ButterfliesThrough the 4-H Ag Innovators Experience, youth to apply critical thinking and science, technology, engineering and mathematical skills to a real-world agriculture challenge.
Makerspaces Transform Rural CommunitiesA variety of creative and learning projects are within reach of rural Nebraskans at the traveling Library Innovation Studio, also known as makerspace, at the Bridgeport Public Library this summer.
Juntos 4-H Pilots in NebraskaA new program offered by Nebraska Extension aims to help the state’s Latino students reach high school graduation and attend college.
What Makes Farms Financially Resilient?Learn some of the management strategies will consistently produce profits for farmers.
The preliminary Cornhusker Economics 2018 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.
"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