Enjoy this virtual Diversified Ag Tour from 2018. The tour included stops at Robinette Farms, Martell NE; Rock Creek Aquaculture near Diller, NE; Lazy Horse Brewing & Winery near Ohiowa, NE; Slezak Ag & Natural Resources near Milligan, NE; Ralph Tate's Grass Farm near Fairbuy, NE; and finally a stop at Broken Arrow Farm near Filley, NE.
4-H Grows Here
New Program Reaches Indigenous TeensProgram is helping Native American teens gain hands-on lessons regarding traditional Indigenous peoples’ farming beliefs and practices.
Extension partnering with AmeriCorps VISTAThere are new faces joining Nebraska Extension to increase the capacity and access of Extension programming, specifically in disaster resilience and combatting poverty.
Study shows Nebraska’s ethanol industry continues to expandThe overall economic impact of the Nebraska ethanol industry is over $4.5 billion.
The last few years there has been a major focus on cover crops here in southeast Nebraska as well as other parts of Nebraska. Cover crops have been used for a number of years particularly in organic cropping systems. They have been a source of nitrogen, organic matter and other nutrients when incorporated as green manures in these systems. Cover crops have also been planted as forage crops for livestock for grazing or hay for many years. In recent years there has been increased interest in the use of cover crops in conventional cropping systems.