Nebraska Extension

Chuck Hibberd (left), dean and director of Nebraska Extension, poses with J. Scott Angle, director of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, during the NIFA Hall of Fame ceremony April 25 in Washington, D.C. (USDA-NIFA)

Nebraska Extension’s Chuck Hibberd Inducted into NIFA Hall of Fame

April 29, 2019
Chuck Hibberd, dean and director of Nebraska Extension, was recently inducted into the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture Hall of Fame for his exceptional contribution to the institute's mission.

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Photo of a farmer in a field in contemplation
Figure 1. Stress levels are high in the farming community this year, given low commodity prices and widespread flood damage. An April 23 Nebraska Extension webinar looks at the causes of stress for farm families and offers strategies for managing stress to stay well.

Wellness in Tough Times Webinar for Farm and Ranch Families April 23

April 3, 2019
A free Nebraska Extension webinar ― Wellness in Tough Times ― will be offered at noon on April 23 to help farm and ranch families respond to the stressors brought on by the recent disasters and difficult economic environment.

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Donated hay bales accumulate at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead. (Photo by Deloris Pittman - Nebraska Extension)
Donated hay bales accumulate at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead. (Photo by Deloris Pittman - Nebraska Extension)

Nebraska Extension Resources for Flood Victims

March 27, 2019
Nebraska Extension offers a number of resources for flood response and recovery, from how to safely reenter homes and work in contaminated areas to testing domestic wells for bacteria.

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Ensuring Safe Well Water After a Flood

March 15, 2019
If you're concerned your private well may have been contaminated by flood water, here are some considerations for protecting your well, testing your water, and how to treat it if necessary.

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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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