Nebraska Extension

John Thomas riding horses
John Thomas rides a horse at 4-H Horse Camp several years ago in Fort Robinson, Nebraska. Like many of his extension colleagues, Thomas is heavily involved in 4-H, helping other educators and leaders with presentations and projects for 4-H members. (Photos courtesy John Thomas)

Digging into Extension: John Thomas, the Hat Guy

February 3, 2022
There can be no doubt — John Thomas is a multi-talented multi-tasker. Learn more about his winding road to extension in this installment of Digging into Extension.

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PSEP file photo

Nebraska Extension to Train Nearly 10,000 Pesticide Applicators on Safety in 2022

January 12, 2022
Extension educators review important changes to Nebraska's pesticide certification/licensing program for 2022 and the new PSEP online tool, which assists prospective applicators through the process of obtaining a license. 

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Jenny Rees in cornfield clipping cover crop biomass for an on-farm research study
Jenny Rees, York/Seward water and integrated cropping systems extension educator, takes samples from a corn field for her research. (Photos courtesy Jenny Rees)

Digging into Extension: The Right Path for Jenny Rees

January 6, 2022
Jenny Rees has been a Nebraska Extension educator since 2004, but working for extension wasn't always a part of her plan. Find out how she discovered her ag career path and what it means to her today.

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Stoltenow Named Dean and Director of Nebraska Extension

December 14, 2021
Currently the assistant director of extension for agriculture and natural resources at North Dakota State University, Stoltenow will begin his duties as the new dean and director of Nebraska Extension on Jan. 1, 2022.

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Farmer in tractor

2022 Crop Inputs and Cost of Production Workshops

October 26, 2021
In these workshops, extension educators will discuss the forces that are driving input costs and commodity prices, fertilizer recommendations based on soil test results, and preparing cost of production budgets.

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Nebraska Extension Soil and Nutrient Management Specialist Bijest Maharjan will serve as conference chair at this year's North Central Extension-Industry Soil Fertility Conference, scheduled for Nov. 17-18 in Des Moines, Iowa.

Panhandle Soils/Nutrient Management Specialist Chairs Multi-state Soil Fertility Conference

October 26, 2021
Led by UNL assistant professor Bijesh Maharjan, the conference will feature presentations on fertilizer manufacture and outlook, biological nitrogen-fixing crop amendments, emerging chloride issues in closed watersheds and precision nutrient management.

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Cattle grazing rye cover crop

Nebraska Extension Provides New Cover Crop Grazing Conference Nov. 16

October 25, 2021
A new expo by Nebraska Extension will help first-time or experienced farmers looking to fine-tune their cover crop grazing management utilizing cover crops as an alternative forage source.

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Agri 042 Intro to Production Ag Class Offers Digital Badge

October 7, 2021
The new Agri 042 Introduction to Production Ag in Nebraska class at ENREEC seeks to provide an overview of the production methods and systems involved in bringing food, fiber and fuel to consumers.

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