Nebraska Extension in Phelps & Gosper Counties

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Soil Improving Biochar

Todd Whitney, Cropping Systems and Water Educator

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2018 Trends in Nebraska Farmland Values and Rental Rates

The average market value of farmland in Nebraska declined by three percent over the prior year to $2,745 per acre according to the Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Survey.  This marks the fourth consecutive year of downward pressure.  Market values have dropped 17 percent since reaching a high of $3,315 in 2014.   <Read more>

2018 Cash Lease Adjustments On Irrigation Equipment

Cornhusker Econimcs, August 15, 2018

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Registration open for six-week course for women involved in agriculture
Nov 19 – Women involved in agricultural production and management or who are interested in learning more about ag business are encouraged to attend Annie’s Project, a six-week educational course set to begin Jan. 28 in Beatrice. Read more
Experts at Nebraska release estimated 2019 crop production budgets
Nov 14 – Experts from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln have prepared 78 budgets on 15 crops, predicting price expectations for input costs for 2019. Read more