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Appointments are available with Austin Duerfeldt, Agricultural Economist, who will assist producers using the Texas A&M Farm Bill Decision Tool if contemplating between the choice of the Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC-CO) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs.   Austin will be available Wednesday, February 26th, and Thursday, February 27th, at the Nemaha County Extension Office at Suite #102, 1824 ‘N’ St. at the Nemaha County Courthouse in Auburn, NE. Please call (402) 274-4755 to schedule a one-hour meeting. If we fill up the appointments for these two days we will make a waiting list and try to schedule an additional day for consultations in early March.

Producers and Agribusiness Professionals: Join us at the Southeast Nebraska Soil Health Conference on Tuesday, March 3rd in Hickman. Soil health, cover crops, and grazing annual cover crops will be among the topics at the conference. The event will be at the new Community Center 115 Locust Street in Hickman, NE. Registration, coffee, donuts, and viewing of table displays will begin at 8:00 a.m., followed by the program at 9 a.m.

Nebraska Extension in Nemaha County has scheduled a Soil Fertility Workshop for 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. at the 4-H Building on the Nemaha County Fairgrounds in Auburn.  Dr. Charles Wortmann, Extension Soils and Nutrient Management Specialist and Dr. Javed Iqbal, Extension Soils Specialist will discuss several soil fertility topics and be available to answer your questions on soil fertility issues.

Thinking about rejuvenating that old broken down windbreak? This FREE workshop will address this question and much more.
With the upcoming March 15 deadline for enrollment decisions producers may find the videos and tools on this page helpful.

The Landlord/Tenant Cash Rent Workshop scheduled for March 18 in Auburn will provide the latest leasing, real estate and management information to operators, tenants and landowners in Nemaha County.

The Landlord/Tenant Cash Rent Workshop for 2020 and Beyond workshop is scheduled for Wednesday, March 18, 9 a.m., at the Nemaha County Fairgrounds 4-H Building, 816 I St., in Auburn.

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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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