Cherry County 4-H
Join Our TeamNebraska Extension is pleased to recruit candidates for ten Coordinator positions to lead multi-county Engagement Zones across Nebraska. We are seeking candidates who will foster employee success in Extension programming, build strong stakeholder engagement and connect local people to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
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.
By: Amy Timmerman – Extension Educator and Jim Jansen – Extension Educator
There are many things on our checklist as we recover from these historic floods and blizzards from the past several day. As we move forward, producers need to know the basics of the Livestock Indemnity Program and how this program may provide financial assistance to help cover livestock losses. Below is a brief description of the livestock indemnity program but as the steps you need to take to make a claim with the USDA-Farm Service Agency (FSA).
Who is eligible for the livestock indemnity program (LIP)?
Any commercial livestock owner who legally owned the livestock on the day that livestock died and/or were injured.
Suicide is preventable and prevention begins with knowing what signs to look for and how to help. This story outlines the common signs of chronic stress and when someone may be considering suicide as well as steps you can take to help them.
If you have been impacted by the rising rate of suicides, you are not alone.
Quite a few ag land leases in Nebraska start on March 1st. Do you have questions about setting up that new lease and new lease rate? In addition to the traditional face-to-face meetings that are held, there will be a new feature - Ag Land Management Quarterly Webinars.
The Nebraska Crop Production Budgets have been revised and updated for 2019 with 78 budgets covering 15 crops. Also included is information on crop budgeting procedures, machinery operation and ownership costs, material and service prices, and a crop budget cost summary.
For more information: https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/nebraska-crop-production-budgets-2019