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   What risks are there for cutting alfalfa in the fall? When and how long is the alfalfa fall resting period or winterizing period? The answers to these questions can help you make an informed decision on whether to take another cutting of alfalfa in 2021.

On the 24th of September we'll be touring 5 unique, small-scale, direct market farm businesses in the Lincoln/Southeast Nebraska area. If you are curious about local, direct-market farms around Lincoln, this is a great opportunity to learn and hear from producers!  

This is a bit different from past diversified ag . tours, as participants will drive themselves to all (or any) of the farm tours. You choose how many you want to go on.

Tours start at a specific time, so we ask that you meet us at the scheduled time and place, and we'll go on a tour together! 

Beef Producers can find the Big Red Beef Talk website at: https://bigredbeeftalk.unl.edu/ 

The purpose of the website is to provide a hub for south-eastern Nebraska beef producers or those interested in southeast Nebraska beef production. The four-tab website includes everything from blogs and relevant educational materials to current markets and local weather conditions. 

Time to scout for hatching bagworms and prepare for control. 

Nebraska Extension ProHort Short - Early Season Bagworm Control

Information provided:
Sarah Browning, Extension Educator
Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County 

Nebraska Land Link provides opportunities to connect land seekers with retiring landowners.

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.


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Faculty Spotlight: Luan Oliveira

September 21, 2021
Meet Luan Oliveira, assistant Nebraska Extension educator in Burt, Thurston and Dakota Counties.

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Registration open for ServSafe® training Nov. 9-10 in Scottsbluff

September 20, 2021
Nebraska Extensi0n will offer ServSafe® Manager Training Program for food service managers and employees Nov. 9-10 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in Scottsbluff, at the Bluestem Room at the Panhandle Research and Extension Center, 4502, Avenue I.

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IANR names finalists for dean and director of Nebraska Extension

September 20, 2021
The Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has selected three finalists in its search for dean and director of Nebraska Extension. The candidates will visit Nebraska and participate in public presentations Sept. 30 to Oct. 8.

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Faculty Spotlight: Leslie Johnson

September 13, 2021
Meet Leslie Johnson, Nebraska Extension educator in the area of animal manure management.

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