The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources and the National Strategic Research Institute at the University of Nebraska will begin a five-year partnership to help safeguard the U.S. food supply.
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.
The Search is On for a New Dean and DirectorNebraska Extension is seeking an innovative, dynamic, collaborative and entrepreneurial person who will provide intellectual and strategic leadership for Nebraska Extension.
Tailgate Talks Celebrates One-Year AnniversaryMay is National Beef Month, and Nebraska Extension is celebrating the first anniversary of Tailgate Talks, a YouTube channel aimed at beef producers.
Nebraska Extension Celebrates Impactful YearNebraska Extension has a long history of helping communities thrive, and in 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic spurred us to be more flexible and responsive than ever before.
The Garth Brooks Stadium Tour is coming to Lincoln.
Brooks, a seven-time CMA Entertainer of the Year awardee, will perform in concert in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Memorial Stadium at 7 p.m. Aug. 14.
This will be the first concert at Memorial Stadium in 12 years, dating back to a Larry the Cable Guy show on July 4, 2009. The last musical performance at Memorial Stadium was Farm Aid III in 1987.
Land access is one of the biggest challenges facing aspiring and beginning farmers. For some landowners, they simply do not have the next generation available to take over their operation.
When you apply to Nebraska Land Link, either as a land seeker or a landowner, Nebraska Extension personnel will work to match your application with the most compatible counterpart. Using the answers you submit and offer in a potential interview, Nebraska Land Link matches are based on the shared values, interests and skills of both parties, so that a mutually beneficial and satisfying partnership can be forged over the course of the transition plan.
This spring as the grass continues to green up yearling cattle will find their way to the pastures of the great plains for summer grazing.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is updating livestock insurance policies to improve options for producers and to create additional opportunities for producers to participate.
USDA’s Risk Management Agency’s (RMA) updates to the Dairy Revenue Protection (DRP) and Livestock Gross Margin (LGM) policies will be effective for the 2022 and succeeding crop years.
“We are always looking for ways to improve the insurance program and coverage for our producers,” said RMA Acting Administrator Richard Flournoy. “We strongly feel that these updates will benefit producers and their dairy and livestock operations in the years to come.”
Updates to DRP
As more Americans receive their COVID-19 vaccination and some local restrictions begin to ease, the food service industry is starting the process of reclaiming its share of the consumer food dollar.
Meat demand has been very strong over the past year, with meat sales at retail outlets up 18% by volume over the past year, according to information from the National Pork Board.
That includes a 19% increase in pork sales, says Kiersten Hafer of One Mind LLC, who works on strategic and consumer insights with the National Pork Board.