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Extension offers tips on handling cattle in hot weather

As a summer heat wave descends on the Midwest, Nebraska Extension is urging producers to help reduce stress on cattle during hot weather.
Cattle

Nebraska Extension to offer landlord-tenant cash rent workshops in July and August

Current and future landowners and tenants should make plans to attend one of six Landlord-Tenant Cash Rent Workshops hosted by Nebraska Extension this July and August.
Landlord

Stress workshops for ag professionals

Numerous factors may cause stress for farmers and ranchers. Many face financial problems, marketing uncertainties, farm transfer issues, production challenges, and more. When temporary stress turns into chronic stress, it can impact health and mental wellness.
Agriculture

Nebraska students begin flood serviceship projects

From developing multi-lingual disaster recovery materials to assisting with landscape design and GPS mapping, University of Nebraska students have begun working in communities across the state through a new summer serviceship program created in the wake of this year’s devastating flooding.
Flooding

Science and agriculture family field day in northeast Nebraska

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Haskell Agricultural Laboratory near Concord will host a science and agriculture family field day on July 24.
Haskell

Nebraska Extension field day for management of glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth in soybean

Growers, crop consultants and extension educators interested in management of glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth are encouraged to attend Nebraska Extension's field day, supported by the Nebraska Soybean Board, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. July 10 near Carleton.
Field Day

Nebraska Extension weed management field day is June 26

Growers, crop consultants, ag professionals and extension educators are encouraged to attend Nebraska Extension's weed management field day from 8.30 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 26 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s South Central Agricultural Laboratory near Clay Center.
Field Day

Doing Your Part: Recycle plastic ag pesticide containers for useful products

Recycling plastic is the right thing to do -- especially when it diverts about 75,000 pounds of pesticide containers annually from Nebraska landfills.
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