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Staying Connected During Tough Times Resources for Nebraska Farmers, Ranchers, and Their Families

We hope you reach out if you are feeling stressed.

The Nebraska Counseling, Outreach and Mental Health Therapy (COMHT) Program, 800-464-0258 - Offers no-cost vouchers for confidential mental health services for persons affected by the rural crisis. 

Online Rural Resources List (pdf) 

https://extension.unl.edu/statewide/saline/flood-and-emergency-resources/

Palmar Amaranth has become a troublesome weed to control in Gage, Jefferson and Saline Counties and other areas of Nebraska.

“Strategies for Managing Palmer Amaranth with Multiple Resistance: The Most Troublesome Weed in U.S. Agriculture” presented by Professor Jason Norsworthy of the University of Arkansas. 

This is definitely worth the time if you can view the video at: https://go.unl.edu/palmer  

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Nebraska Extension showcasing 4-H’ers at county fairs

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Nebraska Extension is working to make sure all 4-H’ers across the state have the opportunity to showcase their hard work come county fair time this summer.

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Nebraska Extension, UNMC to host discussion on impact of pandemic-related stress on farmers and ranchers

May 22, 2020
Nebraska Extension and the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s Rural Health Initiative will host a discussion about the impact of COVID-related stress on farmers, ranchers and others engaged in agriculture.

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