Jay Parsons - Farm and Ranch Management Specialist

Jay Parsons

(faculty)
Work Filley Hall (FYH) 103A
Lincoln NE 68583-0922
US
Work 402-472-1911 On-campus 2-1911

Faculty Bio

Cattle grazing corn stalks
Cattle grazing corn stalks

The Crop Residue Exchange Continues to Link Growers and Grazers October 10, 2018

The Crop Residue Exchange is an interactive online tool to help crop and cattle producers connect and develop mutually beneficial agreements to use crop residue for grazing. A new feature allows producers to also list forage cover crops for grazing.

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Diagram of process for making smart ag management decisions

Smart Choices in Agriculture May 10, 2018

Smart Choices in Agriculture is a process designed to provide agricultural producers with a solid foundation for consistently making good decisions in a very challenging environment. Learn how using this process can help you improve your decision-making skills.

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Economics of Annual and Perennial Forages Webinar Feb. 13 February 4, 2018

With current corn prices and the limited availability of perennial grass, some producers are asking themselves if growing forages on cropland might be the answer to feeding the cow herd. A webinar to address these questions in addition to showing economic examples will be held Tuesday evening, February 13, from 6:00-7:30 p.m. CST.

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Residue Exchange icon

Online Crop Residue Exchange Links Growers and Grazers August 16, 2017

A new interactive online tool, the Crop Residue Exchange, links farmers with fields of crop residue with livestock producers looking for new grazing opportunities.

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Screen capture of RMA forage insurance decision support tool
Screen capture of RMA forage insurance decision support tool

July 15 Deadlines Approaching For Annual Forage Insurance May 23, 2016

Annual Forage Insurance coverage is available in Nebraska for annual forage plants seeded for use as livestock feed or fodder. This includes, but is not limited to, plants seeded for grazing, haying, grazing/haying, grain/grazing, green chop, grazing/green chop, or silage. The deadline is July 15 for 1) sign-up for coverage on fall-planted forage and 2) reporting on coverage purchased last December.

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