Keeping Stress in Check: 10 Strategies and Tools
May 18, 2023
Nebraska Extension Educator Glennis McClure shares examples of strategies that may help producers cope during stressful times.
Estate Planning: A Look at Healthcare
September 12, 2022
This webinar reviews options for getting important estate planning documents in place to outline who will make medical decisions on your behalf and what kind of medical treatment you want in the event of injury, illness or other debilitating conditions.
Raising Awareness of Farm Stress
August 7, 2019
This year has been fraught with challenges for farmers and agribusiness throughout the state, leading to increased stress. This article lists a number of tools and free resources available across the state to help individuals cope with stress.
Beat the Heat, Prevent Exhaustion and Stroke
June 12, 2019
Knowing the signs of heat-related illness can be a lifesaver for those who work long hours outdoors. Learn to recognize the symptoms of heat stress and heat stroke and how to respond. Apps for your phone and computer can help identify the local heat index.
What Can be Salvaged from Flood-Damaged Gardens?
May 31, 2019
If your gardens were affected by recent flooding, can you use the fruits (and vegetables) of your labors or are they contaminated? Extension Educator John Porter addresses this issue in a recent article in GRO Big Red: Food Safety in Flooded Vegetable Gardens.
Anhydrous Ammonia Safety Training in Council Bluffs
November 1, 2018
The Central States Center for Ag Safety and Health is offering hands-on safety training with an anhydrous tank simulator this month. The training is targeted to farmers, elevator and co-op staff, and the public.
Midwest Rural Ag Safety and Health Conference Nov. 27-29
November 1, 2018
"Stressing Resilience" will be the focus when farm safety advocates gather for the Midwest Rural Agricultural Safety and Health Conference Nov. 27-29 in Council Bluffs.
When Stressful Times Strain You and Your Family
March 16, 2017
Commodity prices have you down? Trying to cut costs without cutting profitability? Putting in long days and late nights? If this describes your situation, you are not alone.