Flood ResourcesThe following link provides current resources related to flooding.
UNL at Forefront of Innovation in Irrigation, ConservationDeploying the latest technology and strategies, the University has helped Nebraska farmers save more than 326 billion gallons of water and more than $50 million in fuel costs since 2005.
Protecting Crops in a Warmer WorldHigher temperatures caused by climate change aren’t just increasing the number of daytime scorchers. Nights are getting warmer as well, stressing plants and decreasing yields of vital crops worldwide.
Grow Your Local CommunityJoin other like-minded communities as we learn programs and resources, share best practices and ideas, empower ourselves and others to assist entrepreneurs and grow our local communities at the annual Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities (CEC) Conference.
The Haskell Ag Lab will be having two special lunch time speakers in October. We have been blessed to have two Brazilian students here for the past few months to work and conduct research.
Otavio Silva Xavier will give his presentation on his country, culture, and his learning experiences here on Wednesday, October 16 at noon in the HAL auditorium.
Sabrina Ongaratto will give her presentation on her country and the research she has conducted here at HAL on Tuesday, October 29 at noon in the HAL auditorium.
These are great opportunities to learn. Please feel free to bring your brown bag lunch and attend these presentations.
If you have any questions, please call the Haskell Ag Lab at 402-584-2261.
This contest will be held on Saturday, February 15 at the Buffalo Co. Fairgrounds in Kearney NE. The event is open to 4-H and FFA youth, plus college teams. This is a BEEF only contest. Thousands of dollars in awards will be presented. The top senior individual will receive a $1,000 Animal Science Scholarship. An Awards banquet will be held that evening. There will be three age divisions this year. For more information, see: http://nerec.unl.edu/NCC_2020_Youth_Info.pdf
Provide support to Haskell Agricultural Lab (HAL) research operations. Ability
to learn how to operate agricultural production machinery that uses GPS
technology including planting, spraying, and harvesting for research plot and
bulk farm acres. Must exhibit attention to detail necessary to maintain research
protocols. Duties also include daily and seasonal maintenance associated
with all equipment. Provide additional support to HAL researchers as needed.
Assist with hauling of grain and hay products to the marketplace. Assist with
livestock operations and feeding of cattle. Able to work irregular hours including
weekends and in inclement weather required. Position requires obtaining an
Kayla is a Food, Nutrition and Health Educator in Central Nebraska. She received her education from University of Nebraska ~ Lincoln and has a BS and MS in Human Resources & Family Sciences. Through hands-0n teaching, she provides information on nutrition, and cooking skills to youth and adults.
Her office is located in Ord and she serves the Accountability Region of Custer, Garfield, Greeley, Howard, Loup, Sherman, Valley and Wheeler Counties along with statewide programming. Kayla also enjoys entrepreneurship education and helps to teach youth and connect her programming with local entrepreneurs.