Harlan County Extension Newsletters
Harlan County Scholarships 2015
The 2015 Harlan County Nebraska Homemaker Scholarship application. We will be awarding three (3) $250.00 scholarships in 2015. Two (2) will be awarded to children or grandchildren of a Homemaker Club member and the remaining one (1) to an outstanding Harlan County graduating senior. NOTE: Two separate recommendation forms will be required with this application and postmarked by February 13, 2015 to qualify.
The 2015 Harlan County Cattlemen's Scholarship (a) application - (b) recommendation form (two separate downloads - part a & part b). The value of this scholarship is $500.00. The applicant must be a graduating High School senior, or a freshman or a sophomore in college and a resident of Harlan County, Nebraska; or a son or daughter of a Harlan County Cattlemen's Association member planning to pursue an education in the field of agriculture. Applicant must be enrolled full time at an accredited college, university, technical or vocational school with a minimum two (2) year program, which is qualified as a tax-exempt institution. NOTE: Three separate recommendation forms plus the application are required for each applicant for this scholarship and must be postmarked by February 14, 2015 to qualify.
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|2014 Nebraska Custom Rates (Part 1)|
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2014 (Fall) Seed Guide
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Marketing 2014 Calves
With current price levels, cow/calf producers could see good profits when selling 2014 calves. Aaron Berger, UNL Extension educator, outlines a few options to consider when thinking about marketing this year's calf crop. UNL's Beef website features more information on Livestock Risk Protection Insurance and determining costs of production.
Storing Distillers Grains
Distillers grains have become much cheaper, compared with earlier in the year. Aaron Stalker, UNL Extension beef range systems specialist, explains why using distillers grains could benefit producers – if they can properly store the product. More resources on storing distillers grains can be found here.
UNL Extension's Hort Update for August 18, 2014
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UNL Extension cropping system experts discuss the latest updates on cropping issues in Nebraska such as appearance of Pythium in corn and soybeans, wheat disease updates, and a new UNL climate app. During the growing season, each weeks CropWatch newsletter is posted on Fridays at http://cropwatch.unl.edu/
Acreage Insights e-News for September 2014
The Acreage Insights e-News, published by UNL Extension Acreage team, is a monthly electronic newsletter providing acreage owners with timely information to better manage their rural living environment. Click here to subscribe to this newsletter or check out the team's Acreage Insight web resources (http://acreage.unl.edu/).
UNL Extension's BeefWatch for September 2014
Check out the latest issue of UNL BeefWatch Newsletter. newsletter, designed to assist Beef producers and professionals. You may subscribe to receive this newsletter in your email and view the latest summaries on beef industry issues at http://Beef.UNL.edu
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