The 2019 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Highlights Report has been completed. After record high land values in 2014, this marks the fifth year of consecutive decline in real estate values in Nebraska. This report will show the values for regions in the state as well as discussion from panels on the trends we can expect in those regions. A special feature of this report is the section covering emerging issues related to agricultural land in Nebraska. Crop share leasing is the focus of this year's special feature.
2019 Custer County Fair Senior Fashion Show Winners
2019 Custer County Fair Fashion Show2019 Custer County Fair kicked off on July 18th with the first entry day, Clothing Construction and Fashion Show judging was held. Custer County 4-H'ers turned out in mass with entries in both construction and the fashion show. Thumbs Up 4-H club members and parents hosted the Fashion Show at the Evangelical Free Church in Broken Bow at 7:00 p.m. The theme was Creating 4-H From a World of Imagination. This photo is of the Junior Fashion Show winners.
2019 Custer County 4-H Public Speaking ContestCuster County 4-H Public Speaking Contest was held on Monday, April 1, 2019. Pictured are the winners of the contest. The top three individuals in the Junior Speech, Intermediate Speech, and Senior Speech divisions will represent Custer County at a Regional 4-H Public Speaking Contest to be held on Saturday, April 27 in North Platte.
Citizenship Washington FocusThirty-three Custer County 4-H members will learn about government processes in the vibrant, living classroom of the nation’s capital as part of Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF), an intensive 4-H civic engagement program for high-school youth held at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, MD.
Nebraska Extension Debuts New Strategic DirectionOur new direction leverages Extension’s expertise and strengths to align with what Nebraskans tell us they want and need.
The rental rates for crop and pasture ground are compiled in January of each year. In February the rates are shared with land owners and producers. If you would like to be on our mailing list to receive this information as soon as it is available, please contact the Nebraska Extension in Custer County office at 308-872-6831. For your convenience the current and previous years rates can be viewed anytime.
With the release of dicamba-tolerant soybeans in 2017, the need for training on the RUP dicamba products was born. If you are unable to attend an in person training the online training program is available to you. It is designed to fulfill the label requirements for three new RUP dicamba products: Xtendimax, Engenia, and Fexapan. It is illegal to apply these products without first having taken state-authorized training. There is no cost for this training. Information about the online training can be found at https://pested.unl.edu
CropWatch is a weekly update of information about all things Crop in Nebraska including row crop, weed management, fertilizer management, weather, crop reports, crop resources, farm management, and much more. You can view the most up to date CropWatch information or subscribe with your email to receive this timely information right in your inbox.