By Dr. Amanda Easterly, Research Assistant Professor at the High Plains Ag Lab; Dr. Brian Maust, Research Technologist, Department of Agronomy and Horticulture; Dr. Cody Creech, Associate Professor and Dryland Cropping Systems Specialist, PREEC; Dr. Katherine Frels, Assistant Professor of Small Grains Breeding, Department of Agronomy and Horticulture
New Program Reaches Indigenous TeensProgram is helping Native American teens gain hands-on lessons regarding traditional Indigenous peoples’ farming beliefs and practices.
Extension partnering with AmeriCorps VISTAThere are new faces joining Nebraska Extension to increase the capacity and access of Extension programming, specifically in disaster resilience and combatting poverty.
Study shows Nebraska’s ethanol industry continues to expandThe overall economic impact of the Nebraska ethanol industry is over $4.5 billion.
Many areas of Nebraska and surrounding states are experiencing drought and lack of water for irrigation. What are the alternatives and considerations when grain harvest won’t be a viable option?
To view the complete article please go to: Drought Stressed Corn: A Feed Opportunity
Cheyenne County Achievement Application
Cheyenne County recognizes and awards individuals for outstanding achievements and contributions to our community, club, and their own personal development. Awards and recognition are listed on the following applications. Award applications are due on October 3, 2022 and should be returned to the Extension Office. An award recognition ceremony will be held later in the year.
Contact: Gary Stone, 308-632-1319; Karen DeBoer, 308-254-4455; John Thomas, 308-762-5616
Nebraska Extension will conduct chemigation certification training sessions in February, March and April across the state, including Alliance, Sidney, Bridgeport, and Scottsbluff. Training and testing will also be available online.
By Jessica Groskopf, Regional Ag Economist, Cory Walters, Associate Professor, Ag Economics
Rising fertilizer and input prices are the hot topic of conversation in rural coffee shops across the corn belt. However, there seems to be little banter about how to make crop-input purchase decisions heading into 2022. So what should savvy farmers be discussing, in addition to rising costs, to make the best purchase decision?