Nebraska Extension in Holt & Boyd Counties

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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.

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.

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