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Assistance Available for Nebraska Farmers and Ranchers Impacted by Wildfire

November 11, 2022
Nebraska landowners now have until May 31, 2023 to apply for USDA NRCS assistance with wildfire recovery efforts on cropland or rangeland.

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Assistance Available for Nebraska Farmers and Ranchers Impacted by Wildfire

August 10, 2022
Producers have until Aug. 19 to apply for wildfire recovery assistance through USDA NRCS.

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Resources to Support Farmers and Ranchers Dealing with Stress

July 21, 2022
Complex factors such as markets, long work hours and weather can have a significant influence on the livelihood of farmers and ranchers. If you or someone you know needs help, there are numerous programs available for Nebraskans.

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Pasture and Forage Minute: Grazing Management After Wildfire, Pasture Fertility and Cross Fencing

May 10, 2022
Extension educators advise on grazing strategies for areas affected by wildfire and drought, and review soil sampling techniques for an annual checkup on your pasture soil fertility.

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Wildfire in western Nebraska 2022
A wildfire rages at Buffalo Creek in western Nebraska during November 2021. (Photo by Gary Stone)

FAQ for Wildfire Damage to Crops and Range/Pastureland

May 5, 2022
With wildfire recovery efforts underway, Nebraska Extension educators share insights on how to proceed with the 2022 growing season.

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Assistance Programs for Nebraska Producers Recovering from Wildfires, Drought

April 29, 2022
For producers affected by the recent wildfires in western Nebraska, and drought impacts across the state, there are numerous organizations that offer assistance, from hay and forage for livestock to help with planting crops.

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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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CropWatch file photo

USDA Offers Disaster Assistance to Nebraska Farmers and Livestock Producers Impacted by Drought, Wildfire

April 26, 2022
USDA has technical and financial assistance available to help Nebraska farmers and livestock producers across the state recover from recent wildfires and ongoing drought.

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