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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The Hail Know website offers timely information to help farmers respond when hail strikes their crops.
The Hail Know website offers timely information to help farmers respond when hail strikes their crops.

When Hail Strikes, Find Answers at Hail Know March 22, 2018

Hail strikes Nebraska crops each year, creating uncertainty and questions for farmers: “Does the level of damage warrant replanting or will the remaining stand yield better than a replant would? How should I adjust inputs for the remaining season? Would a cover crop be cost effective?”

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Farm scene

Farm and Ranch Estate Planning Workshops March 2, 2018

Farm and ranch estate planning workshops will be held at four sites in March. The workshops offer information on how farm and ranch estates can be passed to ensure the financial stability of families.

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Austin Duerfeldt
Austin Duerfeldt

Duerfeldt New Southeast Nebraska Ag Economist Educator January 23, 2018

Austin Duerfeldt brings experience in crop production, financial management, and public service to his new position as Agricultural Economist Educator for Nebraska Extension in southeast Nebraska. He specializes in farm accounting, financial analysis, and taxation.

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Managing herbicide-resistant Palmer amaranth is just one of the topics on the Crop Production Roadshow coming to west central Nebraska starting Feb. 1.
Managing herbicide-resistant Palmer amaranth is just one of the topics on the Crop Production Roadshow coming to west central Nebraska starting Feb. 1.

Crop Production Roadshow in West Central Nebraska January 19, 2018

Nebraska Extension will be hosting a Crop Production Roadshow in west central Nebraska starting February 1. The six meetings will feature brief updates on production issues and research topics targeted to the region.

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DICAMBA-TRAINING-POST

New Extension Training Available for Applicators of RUP Dicamba January 10, 2018

Online training is available for Nebraska applicators who plan to use new restricted use pesticide (RUP) dicamba products in 2018. Nebraska Extension, working with the Nebraska Department of Agriculture, developed the core curriculum, which is also being used for training at Crop Production Clinics and some in-person training sites.

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Glennis McClure

McClure Joins Extension as Farm Management Analytics Educator December 15, 2017

The new Extension Educator for Farm and Ranch Management Analytics is Nebraska native Glennis McClure. With a 100% appointment in Nebraska Extension, her responsibilities will include livestock and crop enterprise budgets, farm custom rates guide, and special economic analyses as requested.

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soybean field

Crop Production Clinics at Five Sites this January December 14, 2017

Nebraska Extension Crop Production Clinics will be conducted at five sites this January to provide research updates and educational information focused on local agriculture.

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