IANR News Release

Land Management in the Next Decade Programs Start Aug. 13

July 25, 2018
Nebraska Extension’s upcoming workshop series, “Land Management for 2020 and Beyond,” will provide the latest information to landowners and tenant farmers to effectively manage land.

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UNL Survey Results Indicate Rising Cost of Custom Machinery Operations

July 12, 2018
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.

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John Ruberson Named Head of Entomology Department

July 12, 2018
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.

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One of the objectives of the soil health training on July 18 is to communicate the dynamics of the soil which includes physical, chemical and biological properties.

Soil Health Training July 18 at ENREC

June 27, 2018
Nebraska Extension is hosting a Soil Health Clinic designed for home and acreage owners, farmers, and industry consultants. The outdoor training experience will be July 18.

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LEAD Fellowship Applications Available

March 22, 2018
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.

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Crop Insurance Workshop

Managing Risk with Crop Insurance Workshop

February 8, 2018
Understanding crop insurance and selecting the product best suited to your operation can give you a financial advantage. Learn how at this Feb. 26 workshop in Grand Island.

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Sharpen Your Management Skills at the Nebraska Women in Ag Conference Feb. 22-23

January 19, 2018
Women in the agricultural industry looking to improve their business management skills are encouraged to attend the 2018 Women in Agriculture Conference Feb. 22-23 in Kearney. Topics will focus on managing financial, market, production, human and legal risk. Registrations made by Feb. 13 are discounted.

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James MacDonald

Researchers to Study Increased Land Use Efficiencies of Integrating Cattle and Crops

October 3, 2017
A University of Nebraska-Lincoln research team has been awarded a $1 million grant to investigate how to improve land use efficiency by integrating livestock and crop production systems. The project will be funded by the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research.

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