Nebraska Extension

Hail Know

While you can't prevent hail damage to your crops, you can prepare for it. Get the information you need to make timely management decisions relative to risk management, damage assessment, replanting, and cover crops at the Nebraska Extension Hail Know website.

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Melissa Bartels

Melissa Bartels joins Extension in Butler and Polk Counties November 2, 2018

Waverly native Melissa Bartels recently joined Nebraska Extension as a crop and water systems educator for Butler and Polk counties.

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Megan Taylor

Megan Taylor New Educator in Platte, Boone, and Nance Counties November 2, 2018

Megan Taylor joined Nebraska Extension earlier this crop season as the new innovative cropping and water systems educator serving Platte, Boone, and Nance counties.

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Weed Science School Oct. 31 near Mead October 11, 2018

Update your weed science knowledge and skills when university, government, and industry speakers join to address current weed science issues and recommendations for improving herbicide applications.

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Extension Educators Receive National Awards September 7, 2018

A number of Nebraska Extension Educators were honored at this year's National Association of County Agricultural Agents Conference and the American Association of Pesticide Safety Educators.

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Jimmy Emmons, workshop speaker

Sept. 12-14 Workshops on Improving Soil Health, Adding Cover Crops August 31, 2018

Soil Health Workshops and hands-on field labs Sept. 12-14 invite growers to learn how to examine soil biota and gauge economic returns from changing their practices. Speaking at all three is Jimmy Emmons, a no-till farmer and rancher from Oklahoma.

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Corn field damaged by drought
Figure 1. Corn suffering from drought conditions in Richardson County. With timely rains last week most of the state moved out of any drought designation from the US Drought Monitor, except for southeast Nebraska where all of Richardson and parts of Pawnee and Nemaha counties had abnormally dry or moderate drought conditions. This week, areas of south central Nebraska were redesignated as abnormally dry. (Photo by Laura Thompson)

Extension Crop Reports July 23-27 July 24, 2018

Extension educators and specialists report on what they're seeing across the state.

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Kat Caswell and Michael SIndelar

Two Cropping Systems Educators Join Extension July 13, 2018

Welcome to two Extension Educators who started this month: Katherine Caswell in McCook and Michael Sindelar in Clay Center.

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