Market Analysis – Frayne Olson, North Dakota State Extension economist, analyzes the USDA’s October Crop Report. Frayne also discusses harvest progress, the U.S. stock market’s effects on ag commodities and rail troubles in the northern Midwest. Republican River Case – Dave Aiken, UNL Extension water and ag law specialist, reviews a case before the U.S. Supreme Court on the Republican River Compact. Beginning Farmer Numbers – Over the last 30 years, the number of principle farm operators under age 35 has declined. That trend has been shown in each Census of Agriculture – until 2012. Dave Goeller, North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center deputy director, describes the growth and explains why Nebraska beginning farmer numbers might be increasing. Biodiesel Update – The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed changes that could alter requirements of the Renewable Fuel Standard, or RFS. John Hay, UNL Extension educator, talks about the U.S. biodiesel industry and its status under the RFS. Weather Forecast – Al Dutcher, UNL Extension state climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.
Dave Aiken, UNL Extension water and ag law specialist, reviews a case before the U.S. Supreme Court on the Republican River Compact.
Frayne Olson, North Dakota State Extension economist, analyzes the USDA’s October Crop Report. Frayne also discusses harvest progress, the U.S. stock market’s effects on ag commodities and rail troubles in the northern Midwest.
Tina Barrett, Executive Director, Nebraska Farm Business, Inc.
In this special edition of "It Takes a Community" learn how business comes together with students to retain talent and promote youth entrepreneurship. Watch the full 30 min. "It Takes a Community" ► http://nelovesps.org/story/it-takes-a-community/
Thomas Yozzo and Chris Moyer met in college and became lifelong friends. The two friends for many years discussed ideas for starting a business together. Finally, they decided upon starting a distillery in the Hudson Valley Region of New York State. In March of 2014, Hudson Valley Distillery opened its doors and started to sell spirits produced on the farm. Tom and Chris will share how they started their business and what some of their immediate plans are for the business.
UNL Research measures the waste of feeding Dried Distillers Grains and Wet Distillers Grains on the ground or in a feed bunk.
Rick Rasby, UNL Extension beef specialist, discusses cornstalk grazing recommendations.
As fall turns into summer it will seem that our homes are being besieged by boxelder bugs looking for a warm place for the winter. Watch this video to learn a little bit about this insect as well as some cheap, effective control methods.
The Backyard Farmer panel answer gardening questions
The Backyard Farmer garden is captured with a time lapse camera
We'll chat with Beth Kennett about how Liberty Hill Farm, in Rochester, VT, attracts and keeps customers. Liberty Hill Farm is a 240-acre working dairy farm, that has been offering "farm vacations" to visitors from all over the world. Many of Liberty Hill's guests return year and after year.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension's 4-H youth development program is open to youth ages 5-18. Emphasis is on science, ag literacy, healthy lifestyles, career development and citizenship/leadership. 4-H members learn by doing hands-on projects. The 4-H cat project is one of many animal science projects youth can participate in. Learn more at http://4h.unl.edu/4hcurriculum/cat. In Lancaster County, many 4-H'ers showcase their projects at the Lancaster County Super Fair -- information at http://superfair.org. After this year's 4-H Cat Show at the Super Fair, the youth recreated a tunnel walk with their own ribbon-winning cats!
Video footage of a dog clinic focused on showmanship presented by Trudy Supalla. The Nebraska 4-H Dog Show Rules says: "In showmanship classes, exhibitors are judged on their ability to groom and handle the dog in the show ring."
Learn Viral Video Success Tips from Greg Peterson, one of the famous Peterson Farm Bros., as he chats with Dr. Connie Reimers-Hild, Extension Educator from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
To engage youth, I wanted to create an educational lesson with a different spin by incorporating digital media and technology into a healthy foods lesson... an Educational Remix for Trail Mix.
Looking for a quick and healthy on-the-go snack? Visit food.unl.edu for more recipes.
Create healthier meetings by offering healthier beverages and snacks while including physical activity breaks.
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