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Oct 15: In the next 1-3 weeks the links in the top red Menu bar will change. Some links will move and others will be added.
"Do Cover Crops Help Your Bottom-Line? -
The Economic Benefits & Costs
of Cover Crops upon
Cash Crops, Livestock & Soil Health"
Led by Gail Fuller & Experts
(Please Note the Change in Location)
Date & Time:
Wednesday, December 18 from 8:45 AM-3:30 PM
Location: (Please make note of this change)
Table Creek Golf Course
5633 I Rd, Nebraska City, NE 68410
Directions can be found on the Table Creek Website
Must Pre-Register by Friday, December 13th:
Call UNL Extension Office in Nemaha Co at 402-274-4755
and mail $12 (covers lunch & materials) to
Nemaha County Extension Office
1824 N St, Ste 102, Auburn NE 68305
(PDF, 2 pgs, 199 KB)
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension will begin its 6th Farm Beginnings® Program on Saturday, January 4, 2014. The program will be held in Syracuse at the First National Bank (basement meeting room). The Farm Beginnings® Program is an educational training and support program designed to help people who want to evaluate and plan their farm enterprise. The program consists of a series of 11 sessions held from January through April. Cost of the total program is $500 (flexible payment plan and partial scholarships available). Application and $50 deposit is due January 2, 2014.
2014 4-H Enrollment Forms
Enrollment Forms for the 2014 4-H Year are ready! Remember re-enrollments are due November 15th.
2014 4-H Youth Enrollment Form (PDF, 2 pgs, 153 KB)
2014 4-H Volunteer Enrollment Form (PDF 1 pg, 149 KB)
Congratulations Nemaha County 4-Hers! Great job at the 2013 NE State Fair. Results
The Nemaha County 4-H Facebook page has a new name - University of Nebraska-Lincoln in Nemaha County. This change will allow us to share information about Extension Programing as well as 4-H. You will continue to find the same great 4-H information in addition to Extension opportunities. Check it out. "Like us" to view Nemaha County Extension & 4-H posts on your Facebook account.
Looking for Nemaha County 4-H Information? Please go to the Nemaha County 4-H page. You will find entry form and fair book information, monthly 4-H calendars and newsletters, scheduling changes, and other interesting information.
4-H: Where the Fun Begins!
Click on this informational brochure, "4-H: Where the Fun Begins!" (PDF, 2 pgs, 341 KB), to learn more about 4-H in Nemaha County.
Nemaha County Ag Line
Quarterly Ag Line Newsletters and other agriculture articles written by Gary Lesoing, Extension Educator in Nemaha County, are available on line on the Crops for the Future page.
For information about SARE Webinar recordings go to the Nebraska SARE Webinars page. If you have questions about this webinar, feel free to contact Gary Lesoing at (402) 274-4755.
Late Fall Seeding Risky
Cool season turfgrasses like Kentucky bluegrass and turf-type tall fescue are best seeded by September 15. While seeding might still be done successfully after October 1 with significant inputs and precautions, poor establishment and/or winterkill should be expected. Winterkill of all turfgrass plants can be through desiccation in dry windy areas, crown hydration in poorly drained areas, and/or direct low-temperature kill with dramatic temperature drops to extreme cold in the fall or winter. More at...
Fall Frost Dates
Many Nebraska corn and soybean fields were planted later than normal due to prolonged wet conditions last spring. Tapan Pathak, UNL Extension Educator for Climate Variability, summaries the earliest, latest, and average frost dates for Nebraska
Hail Damaged Corn and Ear Rot
Corn damaged from hail can not only be at risk of stalk rot, but ear rot can also be a concern. Ear rot conditions will impact corn storage risks and could lead to possibility of fusarium and micotoxins. Tamra Jackson-Ziems, UNL Extension plant pathologist, discusses what you can look for and storage conditions key to limiting rot growth during storage. Additional information is available for Corn Disease Profile and Major Fusarium Diseases on Corn.
Opportunities for High Soybean Yields
On-farm research at the Soybean Management Field Days is providing insights to practices that can increase soybean yields. Greg Kruger, UNL Cropping Systems Specialists, discusses opportunities for increased yields based upon row spacing and plant populations. The Soybean Management Field Days are a joint effort of the Nebraska Soybean Board and UNL Extension.
UNL Extension's Hort Update
for October, 2013
An email newsletter designed to assist horticulture professionals and Extension staff with seasonal environmental topics for lawns, trees and shrubs, landscape ornamentals, fruits and vegetables, and miscellaneous items. Some topics featured this issue include: Kentucky bluegrass rust, late fall seeding risks and sodding, final fertilization, issues with over mulching, rabbit and deer protection, fall and winter watering, proper produce storage and more. Share with your colleagues and friends Hort Update, Visit our web site for archived issues .
UNL Extension cropping system experts discuss the latest updates on cropping issues in Nebraska such as appearance of Pythium in corn and soybeans, wheat disease updates, and a new UNL climate app. During the growing season, each weeks CropWatch newsletter is posted on Fridays at http://cropwatch.unl.edu/
Acreage Insights e-News
The December Acreage Insights e-News, published by UNL Extension Acreage team, is a monthly electronic newsletter providing acreage owners with timely information to better manage their rural living environment. Click here to subscribe to this newsletter or check out the team’s Acreage Insight web resources (http://acreage.unl.edu/).
UNL Extension's BeefWatch for December 2013
Check out the October issue of UNL BeefWatch Newsletter. newsletter, designed to assist Beef producers and professionals, features antibiotic use guidelines, emergency management planning for livestock operations, pasture rangeland forage insurance and multiple additional topics. You mail subscribe to receive this newsletter in your email and view the latest summaries on beef industry issues at http://Beef.UNL.edu
Programs for Communities (Free)
As a leader in your community, often you are asked to present a program to club meetings, civic groups or professional organizations. Finding information for such a program and then organizing it can be challenging and time consuming. Look no further!
Faculty from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension are providing you research-based, educational program resources free-of-charge. Information in each program is based on research from educational institutions around the world. The programs listed reflect the variety of topics which our clientele cite as issues within their communities. Congratulations on leading your organization to a greater understanding of these priorities! For lessons....
Provides current grain/livestock market commentary and analysis; weather, climate, and soil moisture updates; practical advice from seasoned, working producers; and more.
View entire episodes or search for answers to your plant, yard, and insect problems. Watch Backyard Farmer live on NET1 April to mid September (Thursday, 7:00 pm CT).
Audio and video interviews with University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension specialists and educators on topics ranging from crop and livestock production to health and nutrition to lawn and garden care, and more.