“Managing Change and Challenge: Strengthening Nebraska’s Agricultural Economy” is the theme for university exhibits at this year's Husker Harvest Days. Exhibits will outline strategies and tools that can directly impact the economic well-being of farm and ranch families.
John Ruberson, current professor and head of the Department of Entomology at Kansas State University, will join the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Jan. 1, 2019, as head of the Department of Entomology.
Results from the university’s 2018 Custom Rates Survey indicate rising costs for some custom machine operations and services since the survey was last conducted two years ago. State average labor rates increased 6% to $18.85/hour and average diesel costs increased from $1.68 to $2.46/gallon, which could influence custom rate changes.
Fellowship applications for Nebraska LEAD group 38 are now available for men and women involved in production agriculture or agribusiness. The program is designed to prepare spokespeople, problem-solvers, and decision-makers for Nebraska’s agricultural industry.