• Unit Cost of production workshops set

    Two-day workshops in McCook, Ainsworth, and Rushville in November and December, sponsored by Nebraska Extension, will provide a hands-on learning experience for producers to learn how to calculate a unit cost of production for a cow-calf operation.

  • 4-H Catch-a-Calf applicants wanted

    A limited number of 4-H members have the opportunity to catch a calf each January during the National Western Stock Show held in Denver, Colo.

  • Bulletin explores soil water basics for irrigation management

    Understanding soil-water relationships for more efficient irrigation is the focus of a new bulletin from the University of Wyoming Extension.

  • Grass-legume mixtures provide highest net returns

    University of Wyoming researchers have determined grass-legume mixtures have higher productivity and net economic returns than monoculture grass or legume stands.

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Western Nebraska Community College’s 10th Annual Fall Ball is going country this year.

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No-till drill promotes conservation, profitability

True to its name, the Lingle-Fort Laramie Conservation District recently purchased a piece of equipment designed to promote conservation by improving soil health, using less water on irrigated ground, and allowing farmers to experiment with cover and alternative crops – ideally, increasing profitability.

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Weather slowed Nebraska harvest progress

Weather slowed harvest activities in much of Nebraska last week amid reports the state’s corn crop was rated 80 percent good to excellent, according to the weekly Crop and Weather Reports from the USDA Agriculture Statistics Service.

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Packer talks transparency, trust and demand drivers

Beef packers bridge the gap between producers and consumers, but even “the largest packer in the world” is nothing without its suppliers, John Gerber said.

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Scotts Bluff County 4-H State Fair Results 2018

4-H members from across the state demonstrated their skills and hard work at the Nebraska State Fair Aug. 24 through Sept. 3 in Grand Island.

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Nebraska project goal improved land-use efficiency

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln research team will investigate how to improve land use efficiency through the integration of livestock and crop production systems.

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