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URGENT NOTICE: In-Person UNL Extension programs postponed due to COVID-19 until May 9, 2020
From the University of Nebraska-Lincoln:

Nebraska Extension is fully committed to the health and well-being of Nebraskans. In a disease situation like COVID-19, the principle of social distancing is one of the main methods that can be used to help reduce the spread of the disease.

The Nebraska Extension's Managing Agricultural Land in 2020 and Beyond workshop was presented in close to 20 locations across the state in late 2019 and early 2020.

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.

Recognizing the Signs of Suicide and How You Can Help

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

Ranch/Farm Management Info

Information about ranch/farm lease information, crop budgets, custom rates and more can be obtained from UNL's Farm/Ranch site.

Another helpful site with information specific to the beef industry is beef.unl.edu

BeefWatch Podcast

The BeefWatch Podcast provides timely information to help beef cattle producers improve the sustainability and profitability of their operations. 

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Fair organizers get creative to keep opportunities alive for 4-H, FFA youth

July 16, 2020
Over the past few months, 10-year-old Bailey Faltys has spent a lot of time with her 4-H sheep, Tucker and Bus.

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Partnership to offer free, low-cost services to Nebraska manufacturers

July 16, 2020
The Nebraska Manufacturing Extension Partnership will offer no-charge or reduced-cost consultation and employee development training to the state’s small to mid-size manufacturers.

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