Positioning your farm to become more resilient to extreme weather includes focusing on long-term soil health. An August 30 Soil Health Demo Field Day will feature soil health and conservation practices to help improve soil health over time.
Nebraska Extension has been working hard to respond to the needs of Nebraskans after historic flooding and devastation this year. As we continue working, we're asking for your feedback by August 30 to help us assess and improve our efforts.
Roger Elmore will retire June 30 after 38 years of teaching, research and extension work — more than 29 years at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. He and his peers look back on a lifelong career working with farmers and consultants.
From learning about drones to hail research to visiting with the Backyard Farmer panel, an open house at the university's Eastern Nebraska Research and Education Center (ENREC) near Mead offers something for everyone. The June 12 event will take visitors "behind the scene" to see the work being done there.
The first of the 2019 Winter Wheat Variety Plot Tours will be held Thursday, June 13, north of Fairbury. Growers and agribusiness are invited to view and compare current varieties and experimentals and hear presentations by wheat researchers.