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.
Attend a full day Workshop, Monday, August 19, 2019, Eastern NE Research & Extension Center (ENREC), University of Nebraska, Ithaca, NE.
We will teach you how to do proper flaming to control over 10 major Midwestern weeds in 7 agronomic crops (field corn, sweet corn, popcorn, soybean, sorghum, sunflower, and wheat).
UNL Extension is partnering with the Dixon-Dakota and Thurston County FSA offices and the NRCS to present a Flood Resources Informational Meeting program on Thursday, April 18 at 1 p.m. at the Pender Fire Hall. If you need assistance or have questions, please plan to attend this meeting.
University of Nebraska Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center (ENREC) near Mead and Haskell Ag Lab at Concord are serving as two of the collection locations for hay (large bales) donations and fencing materials for livestock owners/managers who were impacted by the recent adverse weather events in Nebraska.
If someone calls to donate hay, direct them to the drop sites. Drops sites have a phone number that can be called. Drop sites can be found at:
Extension Educator 4-H Youth Development
Chandra Giles serves as an Extension Educator in Northeast Nebraska and works out of the BKR office in Ainsworth. Chandra provides support to the traditional 4-H club program. She also works with the schools in Brown, Rock, Keya Paha, Holt, and Boyd Counties to bring quality agriculture, STEM, and leadership educational programming to all youth in the counties. Chandra is also part of the Nebraska Shooting Sports Leader Training Team as a Coordinator Trainer, and Youth Development Coordinator.