Nebraska Extension to hold crop insurance workshop on Nov.11

Professionals, including growers and ranchers, who wish to enhance their knowledge of risk management and their ability to design an appropriate risk management plan are encouraged to register for a crop insurance workshop hosted by Nebraska Extension on Nov. 11 in Grand Island.

Cornhusker Economics outlook meetings to address farm and ranch issues

The 2015 Cornhusker Economics Outlook meeting series will focus on ag outlook and management decisions for Nebraska farmers and ranchers at six locations across the state from Nov.17-24.

Faculty Spotlight: Benny Mote

Meet Benny Mote, a swine extension specialist in the Department of Animal Science.

Biosolids program helps Nebraska cities reduce waste, save money

Cities in Nebraska are partnering with Nebraska Extension to use biosolids, or processed municipal treatment plant solids, to fertilize crops.

Nebraska Extension to Hold Post-Harvest Grain Marketing Workshops

Nebraska Extension post-harvest grain marketing workshops will be offered at 10 sites across Nebraska in November and December to assist grain producers in creating a written post-harvest marketing plan that is right for them.

At Rural Futures Conference, a Path From Hope to Action

Hope inspires vision. That was the message of the third national Rural Futures Conference this week at Nebraska Innovation Campus in Lincoln and the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis. More than 600 people from 18 states and three countries gathered to discuss finding hope for the rural United States.

Buffetts Discuss How to Find Hope in a Hungry World

Through their travels to places such as Brazil, India, Ghana, Rwanda and Congo, Howard G. Buffett and his son Howard W. Buffett have come to recognize that it's important to understand the country-, culture- and environment-specific challenges every country faces. The Buffetts spoke to an overflow audience at Nebraska Innovation Campus on Wednesday evening in the first Heuermann Lecture of the 2015-16 season.

Poll: Rural Nebraskans Say Communities are Changing for Better

Rural Nebraskans gave positive ratings to their communities, while optimism about the expected change in their community has increased over the past five years, the 2015 Nebraska Rural Poll shows.