NEBEXT

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.
Sites

Quarterly webinar series to address land management issues

The second edition of Agricultural Land Management Quarterly will cover 2019 cash rental rates and land values in Nebraska and critical communication issues between landlords and tenants.
Ag Land Management Quarterly

Nebraska Extension to participate in NSF STEM for All Video Showcase

Dagen Valentine, innovation and entrepreneurship extension educator, and Bradley Barker, science and technology specialist with Nebraska Extension will be featured in the 2019 STEM for All Video Showcase funded by the National Science Foundation.
STEM for All Video Showcase

Extension offers real-time answers to flood-related lawn, landscape questions

Nebraska Extension has established a new resource to help homeowners get the answers they need following Nebraska’s historic flooding. The “Flooded Landscapes Rapid Response Hotline” will be available May 13-18 to provide information on flood-related lawn and landscape topics.
Flood

University seeking community hosts for flood recovery projects

The University of Nebraska is inviting community leaders to apply to serve as hosts for a new NU serviceship program that will send students across the state this summer to assist in recovery efforts from the recent devastating floods.
Serviceship

Nebraska Extension's Chuck Hibberd Inducted into NIFA Hall of Fame

Chuck Hibberd, dean and director of Nebraska Extension, was inducted into the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture Hall of Fame on April 25 at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.
Chuck Hibberd

Extension Risk Management Education Center announces funding of projects

The North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center (NCERMEC) recently awarded over $597,000 in funding for 13 project directors to develop extension risk management education programs for producers.
Rural

EPA-required paraquat training among additional use restrictions

New, federally required training now is available for certified applicators who use products that contain paraquat as an active ingredient.
Paraquat

Pages