Resources for Nebraska Farmers, Ranchers, and Their Families
Financial Services Program Helps Farmers Make DecisionsA new Nebraska Extension financial services program offers farmers and ranchers across the state tools to utilize existing data to improve decision-making and management in their operations.
Flood ResourcesThe following link provides current resources related to flooding.
UNL at Forefront of Innovation in Irrigation, ConservationDeploying the latest technology and strategies, the University has helped Nebraska farmers save more than 326 billion gallons of water and more than $50 million in fuel costs since 2005.
Protecting Crops in a Warmer WorldHigher temperatures caused by climate change aren’t just increasing the number of daytime scorchers. Nights are getting warmer as well, stressing plants and decreasing yields of vital crops worldwide.
Following a flood, there are extensive questions and uncertainty. Nebraska Extension compiled flood-related resources for families and individuals; homeowners; businesses and communities; and agriculture from field management to livestock mortality.
Nebraska Farm Bureau provides assistance through available resources such as Disaster Relief Funds and an Agriculture Disaster Exchange for people hit by a natural disaster.
Master Gardener Informational Meeting
If you like to garden and are interested in helping people, the Nebraska Extension Master Gardener Volunteer program may be a good fit for you. People can find out more at the Master Gardener informational meeting Tuesday, January 7 at 3:30 pm at the Dodge County Extension Office, 1206 West 23rd Street in Fremont. You don’t have to a Dodge County resident to participate. The education is available to surrounding counties as well.