Webinar: Wellness in Tough Times – Farm, Ranch Families, April 23

🕔Apr 8, 2019Farmers and ranchers have many stressors in their lives. Weather challenges and disasters like many Nebraskans have recently experienced have led to uncertainty in their crop and livestock operations. Machinery […]

Women in Ag – Respondents Wanted for National Stress Survey

🕔Feb 7, 2019Women in agriculture are encouraged to take part in a national survey on agriculture-related stress. The survey is part of a project called “Cultivating Resiliency for Women in Agriculture,” which […]

Nebraska: Farm Operating Capital and Interest Rates are Big Concerns, Survey says

🕔Mar 20, 2017The Nebraska 2016 Farm Financial Health Survey showed that over 77% of the 936 producers who responded were concerned that they might not be able to obtain needed operating capital […]

Farming: When Stress Doesn’t Let Up – Basic Advice and Resources

🕔Nov 22, 2016The pitfalls and hazards of farming are so many and varied that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration calls it one of the most dangerous professions in the U.S.   […]

California Almonds: USDA Stresses Economic Importance of the Industry

🕔Oct 16, 2015USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack highlighted the strong economic impact of the California almond sector this week as he met in Modesto with several almond leaders. Citing a UC Davis economic […]

Plant Stress: Modeling Tool Helps Target Genes Responsible

🕔Oct 7, 2015An interdisciplinary team of researchers from North Carolina State University and University of California, Davis has developed a modeling algorithm that is able to identify genes associated with specific biological […]

Flint on Crops: Tough Times? Try Low Input Cotton

🕔Sep 28, 2015  Cotton is the “horse we rode in on” in this part of the world, but in recent years we have moved over to grain crops in a big way […]

Georgia Peanuts: Determining Sudden Stress

🕔Sep 25, 2015When maturity testing peanuts, usually the scraped, interior hull color changes first in the saddle area, on top of the pod and then darkens with time, evenly around the pod. […]

Virginia Soybeans: 5 Lessons Learned from Late-Season Drought

🕔Sep 11, 2015I had never seen fields as wet as they were back in the second week of July.  But, things change very rapidly. In August, it appeared that full-season yield potential […]

Nebraska: Dry Conditions Cause Stress – USDA

🕔Sep 8, 2015For the week ending September 6, 2015, above average temperatures and generally dry conditions were experienced throughout Nebraska, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Temperatures averaged up to […]

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