Aaron Hoshide interviews grower Paul Sweetland at Clarry Hill, ME. They discuss some of the economic challenges facing growers such as renting honey bee and bumble bee hives, and planting pasture strips to attract native pollinators. This is a shortened version of the Part 6 video posted in July.
The Backyard Farmer panel answer gardening questions
UNL Extension Educator Sarah Browning tells us tips to knowing when your watermelon is ripe.
UNL Extension Turfgrass Specialist Zac Reicher returns to his home lawn to update his installation of buffalo and prairie grasses.
Grain Market Analysis – Roy Smith, farmer and grain marketing consultant from Plattsmouth, Nebraska, analyzes the USDA’s August Crop Report. Roy also talks about the history of making sales before the USDA’s September Crop Report. Hog Market Analysis – Ron Plain, University of Missouri Extension economist, says pig producers saw their most profitable months ever in March, April, May and June. Ron also explains why pork exports have been so strong and describes past impact from the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus. Scheduling Soybean Irrigation – As soybean farmers enter the homestretch of the growing season, they can begin to think about scheduling the final irrigation application. Gary Zoubek, UNL Extension educator, explains the water needs of plants as they approach maturity. Farm Program Updates – Dan Steinkruger, Nebraska State Farm Service Agency executive director, discusses signup for livestock emergency programs. Dan also talks about ARC and PLC implementation and the change to the Dairy Margin Protection Program. Weather Forecast – Al Dutcher, UNL Extension state climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.
Al Dutcher, UNL Extension state climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.
Dan Steinkruger, Nebraska State Farm Service Agency executive director, discusses signup for livestock emergency programs. Dan also talks about ARC and PLC implementation and the change to the Dairy Margin Protection Program.
Preparing Students for the Ever Changing Beef Industry. Dr. Dennis Brink, University of Nebraska - Lincoln Professor of Animal Science.
Dr. Larry Berger, Animal Science Department Head at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, discusses how methane emissions relate to food production and the growing world population.
John Marquis was on a mission of creating a men's shaving lotion, after he created the perfect combination, he started Ogallala Bay Rum by selling on eBay! Soon John discovered he was in the world of retail and wholesale! John will share what he learned about marketing and selling! To learn more about Ogallalg Bay Rum go to - http://www.ogallalabayrum.com/ Never miss a Friday 15 chat by registering for email reminders at https://go.unl.edu/friday15registration
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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