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Resources for Nebraska Farmers, Ranchers, and Their Families

Flooding in Nebraska (flood.unl.edu)

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.

Disaster Assistance - Disaster Relief Fund

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.

Livestock Assistance

Gardening Projects

What really sets Nebraska Extension Master Gardeners apart from garden clubs is their dedication to learning Best Management Practices, the cornerstone of what the land grant university has to offer, whether it is an invasive insect, a tough weed to manage, or a proven plant variety to try. This dedication to learning shows in the enthusiasm Master Gardeners share with Nebraskans through direct education (the helpline and tabling events), growing food for the food insecure, and managing education gardens.



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Nebraska Extension offers crop scout training in March

February 13, 2020

Lincoln, Neb. —Agricultural industry representatives and corn and soybean growers wanting to learn how to better manage corn and soybean pests should plan to attend the Nebraska Extension Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers on March 11. The workshop will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

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Farm bill program enrollment video resources available

February 11, 2020
The Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has published video resources on farm bill details and decisions for producers as the March 15 deadline for new program enrollment decision approaches.

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