wheat field

Nebraska farm real estate values increase for first time since 2014

Nebraska agricultural land values increased 3% over the last year, to a statewide average of $2,725 per acre, according to the final results of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s 2020 Farm Real Estate Report.
University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s 2020 Farm Real Estate Report

Youth crop scouting virtual competition connects youth with crops

Nebraska Extension is pleased to present the 5th annual Crop Scouting Competition for Nebraska youth.
Nebraska Crop Scouting Competition

Panhandle Perspectives: Be prepared for dry bean rust in 2020

Rusts are plant diseases caused by highly diverse pathogenic fungi that can affect many different kinds of plants. Most crops grown in Nebraska can be affected by a rust disease, but fortunately we do not suffer disease problems every year.

Soil health gap - a concept to establish a benchmark for soil health management

Soil health advocates say interest is growing in nurturing the health of the vital natural resource. But there’s no standard way to measure soil health or predict its potential for improvement.
Dr. Bijesh Maharjan

Paper focuses on investing wisely in sustainable intensification research

When you decide to make a large investment in something — for example, a house — you likely ask yourself a series of questions to gauge if it’s a smart buy.
Grassini and Cassman

Horticulture Club to host plant giveaway May 21

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Horticulture Club will host its first-ever Mental Health Plant Distribution May 21, near the UNMC College of Dentistry on East Campus.
UNL Horticulture Club

Extension Risk Management Education Center awards grants

The North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center (NCERMEC) recently awarded over $650,000 in funding to 15 project directors from universities and non-profit organizations across the north-central region. These grants fund outreach that provides extension risk management education programs for producers.
Aerial view of tractor plowing a field

Quarterly webinar series to address cash rental rates, landlord-tenant issues and recent market volatility

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Department of Agricultural Economics will continue its live webinar series, “Land Management Quarterly,” on May 18 at noon central.
Agricultural Land Management Quarterly Webinar Series