Aaron Mittelstet, Troy Gilmore, Mikaela Cherry and Didier Gatsmana sampling groundwater
From left, Aaron Mittelstet, Troy Gilmore, Mikaela Cherry and Didier Gatsmana sample groundwater in the Little Blue Natural Resources District near Hastings in July 2018. A recent study from Cherry, doctoral candidate in the School of Natural Resources, and colleagues found that winter precipitation reloads most of the state’s groundwater supply. (Courtesy photo/Sydney Corcoran)

New Research Shows When Nebraska’s Groundwater Supply Recharges

May 28, 2020
When it rains, and even when it pours and floods like it did in Nebraska in late 2018 and through much of 2019, the precipitation that hits the surface doesn’t always factor in to recharging the state’s vast and vital groundwater supply. So when does it most often happen?

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Donated hay bales accumulate at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center
Donated hay bales accumulate at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead following flooding in 2019. (Photo by Deloris Pittman - Nebraska Extension)

Nebraska Extension Launches Online Platform for Exchange of Carbon Sources Needed by Livestock Producers

May 14, 2020
Nebraska Extension is calling on farmers, municipalities, lawn care companies and others to donate or sell wood chips, hay, lawn waste and other carbon sources to livestock producers hit hard by COVID-19.

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Nebraska Extension Brings Introductory Field Scout Training Online May 13

April 30, 2020
The introductory training course is for summer employees working in the agricultural industry, as well as corn and soybean growers wanting to learn how to better manage corn and soybean pests.

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Financial Services Program Aims to Help Nebraska Farmers, Ranchers

January 23, 2020
A 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.

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$1.2 Million Grant to Help Corn and Wheat Growers Manage Nitrogen Fertilizer Application

January 13, 2020
Corn and wheat growers across Nebraska will be able to gain hands-on experience with cutting-edge technologies that will allow them to more precisely identify the amount of nitrogen fertilizer their crops need, while preventing excess nitrates from ending up in Nebraska’s water supply.

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Land Application Training Available in January and February

January 9, 2020
Turning manure nutrients into better crop yields while protecting the environment will be the focus of nine Nebraska Extension workshops being held across the state this January and February.

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Compact Aims to Boost Ag, Natural Resource Industries in Northeast Nebraska

November 1, 2019
Meeting the education needs of youth and lifelong learners in agriculture and natural resource is the goal of a new education compact among the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and six Nebraska institutions.

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Extension, FSA to Host Farm Bill Education Meetings Across Nebraska

October 30, 2019
Nebraska Extension and the USDA Farm Service Agency in Nebraska will host a series of Farm Bill Education meetings from late November to mid-December to help producers as they begin to make farm-bill related program decisions.

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