Nebraska Extension

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Successful Land Link Match in the Panhandle

May 18, 2022
The Nebraska Land Link program has made its first successful match for a Panhandle farm family seeking an individual to assume the long-term management roles of their operation. 

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Combine in field
Soybeans are harvested on a farm near Friend. (Photo by Craig Chandler, University Communication)

Weather Ready Farms Program Rolling Out to Nebraska

May 10, 2022
Weather Ready Farms aims to help producers improve their operation’s resiliency against extreme weather events and disasters.

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USDA Disaster Assistance Workshop for Producers Impacted by Wildfires Set for May 5 in Cambridge

April 29, 2022
Representatives from USDA FSA, NRCS and Risk Management Agency will present information on disaster assistance programs and resources available for farmers, ranchers and rural landowners.

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Water siphon demo for youth
Nebraska Extension Educator Gary Stone (left) demonstrates how to set a siphon tube to fifth graders from local Panhandle schools during a recent water education day. (Photos courtesy David Ostdiek)

Digging into Extension: Stone on the Water

March 24, 2022
In the Nebraska Panhandle, Gary Stone is raining down knowledge for local growers looking for a little help. Find out what he's been up to out west in this installment of Digging into Extension.

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Stephanie Connelly mugshot

4-H Assistant Appointed for Scotts Bluff County

February 16, 2022
As the new 4-H assistant, Connelly will be responsible for implementing programming in 4-H and youth development in Scotts Bluff County.

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Cody Creech at field day
Cody Creech speaks to farmers at a recent High Plains Ag Lab Field Day.

Dryland Specialist Cody Creech Named to Fenster Professorship

February 10, 2022
The second Fenster professor in UNL's history, Creech's research and extension efforts since 2015 have focused on enhancing agronomic practices to increase profitability, optimizing soil water conservation and delivering weed management solutions.

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Batie family on the farm

From Data to Decisions: The Nebraska On-Farm Research Network Helps Farmers Find Answers

February 4, 2022
In 2021, over 100 Nebraska On-Farm Research Network projects were conducted on cover crops, row spacing, planting population, starter fertilizer, drones, sensors and models for nitrogen management, and variable-rate seeding technology.

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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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