2023-2024 Engler Entrepreneurship scholarships available

2023-2024 Engler Entrepreneurship scholarships available

Students passionate about becoming an entrepreneur and learning how to pursue their purpose through entrepreneurship can now apply for scholarships to the Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the 2023-2024 academic year. Incoming and current College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources students are eligible to…
Record turkey prices expected as Thanksgiving approaches

Record turkey prices expected as Thanksgiving approaches

Families can expect to pay record high prices at the grocery store for turkey this upcoming holiday season thanks to the impacts of the bird flu and inflation. American Farm Bureau Federation economists analyzed turkey and egg costs in their latest Market Intel. The retail price for fresh boneless, skinless…
University’s TAPS program coming soon to high school classrooms

University’s TAPS program coming soon to high school classrooms

 In summer 2021, a group of agricultural education teachers decided to see how well the farm management concepts they were teaching in their classes translated to real life. The instructors, who all teach at school districts in Educational Service Unit 16, divided into two teams and signed up to participate…
Fall processing recommendations for weaning-aged calves

Fall processing recommendations for weaning-aged calves

And just like that, it’s time for fall processing. Let’s look closely at what we’ll need to give our weaning-aged calves a leg-up in their next stage of life.      Vaccinations   For our weaning-aged calves, fall processing is a valuable time to vaccinate them to help build up their immunity. They're…
Weighing in from Around KTIC Country – 2022 Harvest Reports Underway!

Weighing in from Around KTIC Country – 2022 Harvest Reports Underway!

Welcome to our Harvest Reports for the 2022 season! Thanks to the sponsors for helping us bring you these segments. Week 3: Robert Johnston, Clearwater This week we travel to Antelope County and visit with a past president of the NE Soybean Association. Robert says the soybean harvest is just…
Tractor Supply to host nationwide farmers market

Tractor Supply to host nationwide farmers market

On Saturday, Oct. 1, Tractor Supply, the largest rural lifestyle retailer in the United States, will be hosting a nationwide Farmers Market to showcase the talent and products of local farmers, growers, craft makers, artisans and other producers within the community. The community is invited to shop and explore homemade…
Best ways to celebrate National Potato Month this September

Best ways to celebrate National Potato Month this September

Every month is National Potato Month for the residents in Idaho, but since September is officially recognized as National Potato Month, the Idaho Potato Commission wants to share some of their favorite spud-tacular recipes that pay homage to the mighty spud! Let’s face it - Idaho potatoes are the most…
New video addresses mental health in the agricultural community

New video addresses mental health in the agricultural community

For years, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts have been instrumental in efforts to increase awareness of mental health challenges within the agricultural community. Most recently, two of these AgriLife Extension experts collaborated with the Southwest Center for Agricultural Health, Injury Prevention and Education, also known as the Southwest Ag Center, to help…
Preventing and Responding to Combine Fires

Preventing and Responding to Combine Fires

As we move into fall harvest, a majority of Nebraska is in moderate to exceptional drought conditions. Fire is of high concern due to weather conditions conducive for fires to move quickly throughout the landscape. Beyond conducive weather conditions, equipment has changed dramatically over the last couple of decades. Compared…