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.
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.
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.