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The following are resources to help you through the flood of 2019 in Nebraska.  Please check back often as we are adding resources daily.

UNL Flood Resources Web Site

Nebraska Strong - Nebraska Goverment Web Site

Nebraska Extension - Holt-Boyd Counties Calendar - Google Format OR Outlook Format Nebraska Extension - Holt-Boyd County 4-H Events Calendar - Google Format OR Outlook Format

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.

Dennis Bauer, Extension Educator, and Steve Niemeyer, Extension Educator, with the University of Nebraska Extension will be discussing different ways to deal with high water on sub-irrigated meadows to maximize production.

Topics to be covered include:

Methods to reseed areas that have drowned out Fertilizer use in wet times - where, when, how much and what kinds, to maximize production and Possible grazing strategies on sub-irrigated meadows to improve harvest efficiency and improve hay quality.

Other topics that might be covered if there is an interest from those attending would be producing high quality annual forages.

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Commercial Applicator — A licensed applicator who uses any restricted use pesticide (RUP) on a contractual or “for hire” basis. Commercial applicator shall also include any person using restricted or general use pesticides “for hire” or compensation for lawn care, structural pest control, or community-wide outdoor vector control.

LINCOLN, Nebraska, November 14 - Nebraska Extension and USDA Farm Service Agency in Nebraska will host a series of Farm Bill education meetings next month to assist producers as they begin to make farm-bill related program decisions. The 2018 Farm Bill, signed into law last December, reauthorized the existing Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) safety net programs that were in the 2014 Farm Bill, however producers will need to make new program enrollment decisions over the coming months.

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Nebraska Extension offers crop scout training in March

February 13, 2020

Lincoln, Neb. —Agricultural industry representatives and corn and soybean growers wanting to learn how to better manage corn and soybean pests should plan to attend the Nebraska Extension Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers on March 11. The workshop will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

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Farm bill program enrollment video resources available

February 11, 2020
The Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has published video resources on farm bill details and decisions for producers as the March 15 deadline for new program enrollment decision approaches.

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