Nebraska Extension Northeast District
New Turfgrass App Goes GlobalExtension Educator, Bill Kreuser, has developed a new software application aimed at making turf grass management simpler and more sustainable.
New 4-H Grant Looks to Increase Youth in Computer ScienceNebraska 4-H received a National Science Foundation Grant to create toolkits to aid youth interested in computer science.
Does Moral Hazard Affect Crop Insurance?New research by agricultural economists at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln challenges traditional thinking on federal crop insurance.
The office hours at the Haskell Ag Lab will change to 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This change will be effective starting Monday, December 3, 2018.
Copies of the 2018 Guide for Weed, Disease, and Insect Management in Nebraska are being made available free while supplies last to make room for the 2019 guides coming in January. A printed version and a downloadable version are available. Shipping charges may still apply. To order, go to https://marketplace.unl.edu/extension/featured/ec130.html.
UNL Extension is looking for an Extension Educator to provide regional leadership in the Bazile Groundwater Management Area (Knox, Pierce, and Antelope Counties), and develop focused, comprehensive educational programs that utilize available agricultural technologies to improve irrigation and nitrogen management for corn-soybean rotation cropping systems that halt the rising trend of nitrate-nitrogen concentrations in groundwater.
The Northeast Arboretum will be receiving the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum Affiliate Excellence Award on December 7th in Lincoln. This award recognizes excellence in plant collection diversity, maintenance practices and community engagement. Congratulations Steve Rasmussen and Arboretum members. This is a well deserved award.