People attending 2017 Husker Harvest Days
While Husker Harvest Days won’t be in person this year, Nebraska Extension is still planning a variety of presentations for this year’s virtual experience.

Husker Harvest Days Goes Virtual, Nebraska Extension Providing Multiple Presentations

August 27, 2020
Even though the face-to-face program has been cancelled, the Farm Progress Virtual Experience will provide an opportunity to learn about developments in agriculture in a number of topic areas.

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#NField Observations and Chats – New Program Series From Nebraska Extension

August 14, 2020
We are expanding the N Field Observations & introducing “N Field Chat” sessions starting this Tuesday August 18 at 7 pm. N Field Chat is a live question & answer session on-line with experts from Nebraska Extension including both specialists & educators from throughout the state.

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CARES Act Implications on Tax Planning for Farmers

August 6, 2020
The CARES Act included several other provisions that didn’t get as much attention. Farmers need to be aware of these as they go into tax planning this fall, as they could benefit their operations.

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Free Farm and Ag Law Clinics Set for August

July 29, 2020
Free legal and financial clinics are being offered for farmers and ranchers across the state in August 2020. The clinics are one-on-one meetings with an agricultural law attorney and an agricultural financial counselor.

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Integrated Weed Management Specialist Nevin Lawrence speaks in front of a weed control plot
During a research plot tour at the 2019 Panhandle Agricultural Research and Technology Tour (PARTT), Integrated Weed Management Specialist Nevin Lawrence speaks in front of a weed control plot.

Panhandle Center to Host Field Day Aug. 20

July 22, 2020
The University of Nebraska Panhandle Research and Extension Center will partner with the Nebraska Dry Bean Growers Association on August 20 to host the annual Panhandle Agricultural Research and Technology Tour (PARTT). The in-person event will be conducted with social distancing and other precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic – Updated Submission Procedures

July 9, 2020
As the growing season continues, the Plant & Pest Diagnostic Clinic is here to serve Nebraska growers by helping correctly identify weeds, insects, and plant diseases that are popping up. Due to Coronavirus, there are new recommendations for submitting samples.

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Nebraska Small Business Stabilization Grants Available to Farmers, Ranchers

June 18, 2020
Nebraska, utilizing federal COVID-19 relief funding, has established a program to help businesses, including ranching, impacted by the pandemic. The Department of Economic Development expects to award grants of $12,000 to eligible businesses, for a total of approximately $330 million.

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Field Days, Wheat Variety Tours in Western Nebraska Will Be Available as Self-guided or Online Events

June 11, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is putting limits on public face-to-face programs, but Nebraska Extension will sponsor a variety of events in mid-June to share updates on the wheat variety trials and crop and livestock research conducted by University of Nebraska-Lincoln in western Nebraska.

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