Clover Kids In Otoe CountyClover kids leading the 4-H Pledge before the Poultry Show
Progressive Agriculture Safety DayWhat a great turn out for this year's Progressive Agriculture Safety Day at the Kimmel Research facility in Nebraska City.
Southeast District Health DepartmentNebraska Extension in Otoe County has connected with the Southeast District Health Department to amplify the work of our district health department. Click on the link below to have access to the most up-to-date information on COVID-19, the coronavirus, to ensure the health and safety of yourself, your family, and our community.
Stoltenow named dean and director of Nebraska ExtensionCharles Stoltenow will be the next dean and director of Nebraska Extension.
American Rescue Eyes Next-Gen AgWith an eye to the future of agriculture and technology, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is seeking federal relief dollars to fund two projects that could work in tandem to grow innovation and feed economic growth statewide.
There are many benefits to utilizing cover crops, such as improved soil health, reduced erosion, weed suppression and forage for livestock. It’s the details of how and what to do that can present challenges in using cover crops. The Eastern Nebraska Soil Health Conference will provide information to growers who are just getting started with cover crops and to those who are already making cover crops part of their operation.
The conference will take place on Wednesday Feb. 2nd from 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. CST with registration at 8:30 a.m. at the Event Center - Butler County Fairgrounds at 62 L St. in David City, NE.
The main economic driver of a cow-calf operation is dependent on the number of calves weaned alive. The next two drivers are weight and phenotype. For these reasons, outstanding calf health is a directly correlated variable to calf growth and performance. The following guide will review management strategies that are associated with excellent newborn calf health.