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- Beef Systems
- Learning Child
- Guardianship/Conservator Training Program
- Crops - Youth Programming
- Agricultural Economics
- Cropping Systems Productivity
- Food, Nutrition & Health
- Agriculture Water Management
- Animal Manure Management
- Water Climate Environment - Community
- Business Ventures and Innovation
- ECAP - Entrepreneurial Communities
- ESI and Beyond
- NACO Institute of Excellence
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Welcome to Gage County Local Information
The links below connect to local information and/or commonly used client information from the Univesity of Nebrask-Lincoln and other research-based websites.
The left-hand "Navigation Bar" takes you directly to University of Nebraska-Lincoln & Extension connections
► scholarships (for advanced education)
County Fair Website (Gage County Agriculture Society)
4-H/FFA Fair - Events, contests & results
Multi-media Index (Powerpoint, videos, etc)
► crops, livestock, farm management/econcomics, horticulture, etc - Paul C Hay, Extension Educator
►Horticulture Happenings - Nicole Stoner, Extension Educator
► Forage Minute - Dr. Bruce Anderson, UNL Extension Forage Specialist
Scholarships - for advanced education
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Streamed Live Fridays, beginning on April 5 and running thru August 2, 2013
on-air from 10:00 to 11:30 am
COVER CROPS (click images to enlarge)
View the "Under Cover Farmers" VIDEO to learn how three farmers in Stanly County, NC, started using multispecies cover crops and how they were able to realize economic returns on their investment in the first year (feature length - 30 min).
This video was produced through a partnership agreement between Dr. Robin 'Buz' Kloot, Earth Sciences and Resources Institute, University of South Carolina, and the USDA NRCS East National Technology Support Center. The opinions expressed in this video are those of the farmers and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of USDA.
Cover Crops in Southeast Nebraska - Powerpoint produced by Paul C Hay, Extension Educator, UNL Extension in Gage County NE
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Paul C Hay, Extension Educator, Agonomy
Nicole Stoner, Extension Educator, Horticulture
Kayla Colgrove, Extension Educator, Nutrition & Health
Jane Esau, 4-H Program
Sandra Bellows, County Affiliate
Patty Lase, County Affiliate
Sondra Germer, Project Coordinator, CYFAR
Bonita Schuster, Farm Financial Consultant, Nebraska Farm Business Inc
UNL BeefWatch Newsletter
Check out the second (April) issue of UNL BeefWatch Newsletter. Subscribe to receive monthly updates direct to your email inbox.
Drought Increases Toxic and Poisonous
Plant Risk to Livestock
UNL Extension Educator, Scott Cotton is reminding producers who graze livestock on range and pasture that of one of the side effects of drought can be increased risk of poisoning from toxic plants. Drought generates increased poisoning risks for livestock due to reduced availability, timing shifts and physiological changes in the “desired” forages on rangelands and pastures. More...
Stocking Rate Lease Agreements
Stocking rate, lease rate and a drought clause are key components of a grazing lease agreement. Jay Jenkins UNL Extension Educator in Cherry County recommends that people who own grazing land and those who lease it use a written agreement that addresses these three factors… more
Annie’s Project for Farm/Ranch Women
UNL Extension and Farm Credit Services of America host Annie's Project, a course to develop management and decision-making skills of farm and ranch women. Classes will be held at Thedford starting May 22 with registration preferred by May 1. Click here for a registration information . Four similar workshops are planned in Nebraska with tentative plans set for Sydney, NE. Contact your local Extension office for more information about programs in your region or go to Annies Project for more information.
Trigger Dates and Stocking Rates:
Drought Mitigation Cornerstones
UNL Extension Educator, Cindy Tusler is encouraging ranchers to use trigger dates and stocking rates as tools to help them plan and make choices related to ongoing drought conditions. A written drought management plan using these tools can assist producers in making decisions. More...
Programs for Communities (Free)
As a leader in your community, often you are asked to present a program to club meetings, civic groups or professional organizations. Finding information for such a program and then organizing it can be challenging and time consuming. Look no further!
Faculty from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension are providing you research-based, educational program resources free-of-charge. Information in each program is based on research from educational institutions around the world. The programs listed reflect the variety of topics which our clientele cite as issues within their communities. Congratulations on leading your organization to a greater understanding of these priorities! For lessons....
► Nebraska Hay & Forage Hotline
► Drought Workshops & Programs
►Turning Stressed Corn into Forage
► and more
Provided by University of Nebraska-Lincoln
News Columns by Paul C Hay, Extension Educator
Provides current grain/livestock market commentary and analysis; weather, climate, and soil moisture updates; practical advice from seasoned, working producers; and more.
View entire episodes or search for answers to your plant, yard, and insect problems. Watch Backyard Farmer live on NET1 April to mid September (Thursday, 7:00 pm CT).
Audio and video interviews with University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension specialists and educators on topics ranging from crop and livestock production to health and nutrition to lawn and garden care, and more.