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New UNL Extension App Helps Pesticide Applicators Keep Electronic Records

A new app developed by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Pesticide Safety Education Program will help farmers and other pesticide applicators keep electronic records more easily, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln pesticide safety education program extension assistant said.

Irrigation Spells Difference in 2012 Ag Income

Irrigation proved to be the difference between the "haves" and "have-nots" in farm income in drought-stricken 2012 in Nebraska.

UNL Scientists Experiment with Corn Silage in Finishing Diets

University of Nebraska-Lincoln scientists are experimenting with the use of corn silage in cattle finishing diets, finding that it can be an economical replacement for corn in feedlot diets containing distillers grains.

Water for Food Speaker: 'Time is Running Out; Time for Action'

Dilip Kulkarni remembers the first global Water for Food Conference in Lincoln in 2009.

Farm Beginnings Program Set to Begin May 25 in North Platte

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension will begin its first Farm Beginnings® Program at the Lincoln-Logan-McPherson Extension Office meeting room in North Platte on May 25.

Climate Change Impacts Already Being Felt Worldwide

Climate change already is being felt around the world, and society must figure out how to adapt to the changes already underway and mitigate the severity of future impacts, experts said Tuesday (May 7) at the global Water for Food Conference.

Experts: Transforming Scientific Knowledge into Ag Practices, Policy is Essential

Much of the scientific and technical knowledge needed to address the world's burgeoning food needs already exists.

Pastures Weakened by Drought Will Require Time to Recover

Nebraska's pastures are starting to grow again, but the effects of last year's drought linger and might cause complications for producers, University of Nebraska-Lincoln forage specialist said.

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