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Learn communication strategies; set both personal & professional goals; develop a farm or ranch transition plan; identify estate planning issues and develop planning strategies and much more at Returning to the Farm 2023.
Crop producers — learn about several hot topics from university and industry experts at Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County’s “Successful Farmer Series.”
In 2023, the soybean gall midge was reported in eight new counties—two in Kansas and six in Iowa, bringing the total documented counties in the United States to 164. This "field edge pest" was initially observed in Nebraska in 2011, and it was formally identified as a new soybean pest in 2019.
It’s hard to believe, but it is nearly Thanksgiving again, let the holiday decorating begin. I know a lot of people go out on Thanksgiving weekend to pick out their Christmas tree for the holiday season. So, I thought it was a good time to discuss this holiday decoration.
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It’s definitely getting colder outside. Winter isn’t officially here yet, but it is on its way. There are still some garden tasks to do to ensure plant survival through winter.

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Wheat shows good promise going into winter

November 29, 2023
The Panhandle of Nebraska experienced favorable planting conditions for its hard red winter wheat with good soil moisture.

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Walbrecht opens 4-H livestock opportunities to youths with disabilities

November 15, 2023

“Youth getting agricultural experience and the skills that 4-H teaches them — there’s no limit on how valuable that is.”Allison Walbrecht, sophomore animal science major and founder of the Unified Showing 4-H Club.

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IANR, Extension, Landscaping and Nebraska Forest Service Leaders and Educators Honored with Nebraska Statewide Arboretum Awards

November 13, 2023
The Nebraska Statewide Arboretum honored 11 individuals and organizations with awards at its annual reception on November 3 at First Plymouth Congregational Church in Lincoln.

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Nebraska 4-H Volunteer Road Show: helping youth thrive through leader development

November 13, 2023
Outside the York County Fairgrounds 4-H Building stands a historical marker titled “Nebraska 4-H Clubs Began in York County.”

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