Nebraska Extension in Holt & Boyd Counties

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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.

Commerical Applicator

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.

The National Agricultural Law Center is hosting a webinar that will discuss Chapter 12 Bankruptcy. They will be joined by the Chapter 12 Standing Trustee for the Eastern & Western Districts of Arkansas, Renee Williams.

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

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Nebraska Extension showcasing 4-H’ers at county fairs

May 22, 2020
Nebraska Extension is working to make sure all 4-H’ers across the state have the opportunity to showcase their hard work come county fair time this summer.

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Nebraska Extension, UNMC to host discussion on impact of pandemic-related stress on farmers and ranchers

May 22, 2020
Nebraska Extension and the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s Rural Health Initiative will host a discussion about the impact of COVID-related stress on farmers, ranchers and others engaged in agriculture.

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