Cortland native and University of Nebraska- Lincoln student, Trenton Buhr, chose Red Cloud for his Student Community Serviceship project. Trenton had to create strategies related to rural tourism for the 2018 RFI (Rural Futures Institute) Student Serviceship and come up with an Economic Development Plan for the community of Red Cloud. Click on the links below to learn more about his experience and accomplishments:
Stoltenow named dean and director of Nebraska ExtensionCharles Stoltenow will be the next dean and director of Nebraska Extension.
American Rescue Eyes Next-Gen AgWith an eye to the future of agriculture and technology, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is seeking federal relief dollars to fund two projects that could work in tandem to grow innovation and feed economic growth statewide.
Rural Prosperity Nebraska offers $50,000 in grants to boost communities
New Research to Aid Farmers' SleepNebraska researchers are collecting data to determine the need for and value of educational interventions that help improve sleep quantity and quality among agricultural workers.
Local Crops Paving the Way for Greener RoadsHusker researchers are studying the efficacy of using corn and soybean oil to recycle asphalt.
A new online tool from Nebraska Extension aims to connect farmers and cattle producers to encourage mutually beneficial agreements to use crop residue for grazing. The Crop Residue Exchange tool provides a searchable database of cropland available for grazing.
After creating an account, farmers can list available cropland by drawing their plot on an interactive map and entering information on the type of residue, fencing, water availability and dates available.
Take your support of “Making the Best Better” and “Learning to Do” wherever you go with the new license plates showcasing Nebraska 4-H and Nebraska FFA! The Nebraska 4-H Foundation and Nebraska FFA Association in cooperation with the Nebraska FFA Alumni, have teamed up to create the first ever license plate supporting the two largest youth organizations in Nebraska. Similar to other organizational specialty license plates, there must be 250 applications received before the Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles will begin issuing this organizational plate. Order yours today by filling out the application form at http://ne4hfoundation.org and mailing it along with the $70 fee to the Nebraska 4-H Foundation.
Low farm prices and a tightening labor market will limit Nebraska's economic growth during the next three years, according to the latest long-term economic forecast from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Bureau of Business Research.
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