Online Mapping Service Connects Specialty Crop Growers, Pesticide Applicators and Beekeepers to Protect Sensitive Crops, Pollinators
March 31, 2023
As the growing season quickly approaches, producers are reminded to use FieldWatch and DriftWatch to protect specialty crop acreage and apiaries, which number in the thousands across Nebraska.
Proposals for 2023 Specialty Crop Projects Due Jan. 31
January 13, 2023
Producers, organizations, educational groups and other specialty crops stakeholders are encouraged to apply with proposals for innovative research, development and marketing projects.
NextGen Beginning Farmer Program Raises Net Worth Eligibility Requirement Effective Oct. 1
October 19, 2022
The net worth requirement for beginning farmer applicants is now up to $250,000. Deadline to apply for the 2022 income tax credit or personal property tax exemption is Nov. 1.
NDA Encourages Pesticide Applicators, Specialty Crop Growers and Beekeepers to Work Together to Protect Crops
April 19, 2022
The NDA encourages growers, beekeepers and pesticide applicators to make use of online mapping services such as DriftWatch to protect sensitive crops and pollinators from pesticides.
Proposals for 2022 Specialty Crop Projects Due Jan. 31
January 19, 2022
Applications are now available online for any producer, educator or organization interested in applying for this grant, which supports funding for new specialty crop projects.
2021 FAQ for Restricted Use Pesticide Dicamba Products (Engenia®, XtendiMax® and Tavium®)
February 1, 2021
Review use requirements for three newly registered dicamba products, including information on training, application time limits and new recordkeeping requirements for 2021.
NDA Funding Available to Install, Renew Buffer Strips
October 31, 2019
After a wrenching year of storms and floods across much of the state, it's time to take stock of steps to reduce the impact of extreme weather on your farm and the surrounding environs. Financial incentives are available for vegetative buffer strips.
Industrial Hemp Production in Nebraska
June 21, 2019
Under the 2019 Nebraska Hemp Farming Act, the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) may license persons to cultivate, handle or process hemp under an expanded NDA hemp pilot program. Individuals may apply to NDA by 5 p.m. Friday, June 28 for hemp cultivation licenses under the pilot program.