Nebraska Extension in Richardson County

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Marking the third consecutive year of value decline from the record high of 2014, the all-land category across Nebraska for the year ending February 1, 2017 averaged about 9 percent lower than the prior year. 

The state average was $2,820 per acre or about a 9 percent ($295 per acre) decline to the prior year’s value of $3,115 per acre.


State Fair results are now availalbe.  

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The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality conducts weekly sampling for toxic blue-green algae and E. coli bacteria at recreational lakes across the state of Nebraska from May through September each year.  Samples are taken weekly, and lakes with readings exceeding safety thresholds will be placed on Health Alert.  Weekly results and additional information may be found on the NEDQ's website.  

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So you've inherited a farm, now what?
Oct 12 – Those who have in inherited or received farmland and want to learn more about the best strategies for managing the asset are encouraged to attend one of several Nebraska Extension programs being offered across the state this fall. Read more
Extension NEP team participates in cultural immersion workshop
Oct 11 – Diversity and inclusion are central to the University of Nebraska’s mission and Nebraska Extension is doubling down. Recently, 45 members of extension’s Nutrition Education Program (NEP) participated in a day-long cultural immersion workshop. Read more