Nebraska Extension in Kearney County
Participate in 2018 Custom Rate SurveyEvery other year, the University surveys farmers and ranchers regarding rates they charge for custom operations. Anyone involved in providing some form of custom work in Nebraska is invited to participant. Surveys are due 2/15/18.
4-H Offers Support to Military Families and YouthMilitary life can be challenging for youth. For the past decade, Nebraska 4-H has provide education and activities to better the lives for these children and their families.
See a Tree, ID a TreeA new site developed in the School of Natural Resources can you identify any of the 116 different trees in Nebraska. Search by name, characteristic and even hardiness zone.
High Soybean Yields Need More NitrogenA new study discovered soybean crops in highly productive fields demand more nitrogen than natural sources alone can supply.
Back pain is the most common cause of job related disability. On average, health care costs for individuals with low back pain are 60% higher than individuals without back pain. These ailments not only impact older adults, but also impact youth as well. Due to the physical demands of the job, back pain and injury are common conditions that impact farmers and ranchers.