Pre-Medicare Informational Program
If you will be turning 65 in the near future and have questions about Medicare, help is available. Jeanne Murray, UNL Extension Educator and a certified Nebraska Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) volunteer, will have an informational presentation on pre-Medicare issues. The program will be given on Monday, July 14 at 6:00 p.m. at the UNL Box Butte County Extension Office, 415 Black Hills Ave, Alliance.
Topics to be discussed include how and when to apply for Medicare. Do you want to keep working and delay Medicare, then what? What is meant by Part A, Part B, and Part D? What are Medicare Advantage plans? What is Medigap or supplemental insurance? What do I need to consider when choosing a plan? There will also be information on Medicare's preventive services and MyMedicare.gov, the place where your claim information is stored.
For adequate handouts, please RSVP by Friday, July 11, 2014, to the Box Butte Co. Extension office, 762-5616.
Cropping Systems Productivity Area Survey
What research-based, cropping systems information are you looking for now and what do you think you'll need in the future? Please take a few moments to take this short survey assessing current and future needs. Information provided will influence the future direction of UNL Extension programming and research.
Nebraska Range Judging Contests - September 2014
Social Security Office Phone Number
The Social Security Office in Scottsbluff has a new phone number. It is 1-800-297-4291. You will need to use this number when you have questions about Social Security, redetermination information for Low Income Subsidy, for enrolling in Social Security and Medicare, and anything else concerning Social Security.
AgrAbility Helps Keep Farmers, Ranchers with Disabilities on the Farm
UNL Extension and Easter Seals Nebraska are partners in a program that helps farmers and ranchers with disabling injuries or other health-related conditions become independent enough to carry on and succeed at their profession. For more information, please see the High Plains Journal article on AgrAbility.
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Water Requirements for Calves
Karla Jenkins, UNL Extension cow/calf and range management specialist, discusses the water requirements for young calves. More information on water consumption from young calves can be found here.
Leaf and Bacterial Diseases Developing in Corn
Current warm, humid conditions are conducive to further development of leaf and bacterial diseases in corn. Accurate diagnosis will be important to selecting the best management options for the disease(s) present. Full story.
Bacterial Blight in Soybean
Frequent stormy conditions, rains, and cooler weather have resulted in bacterial blight of soybean becoming a common sight in Nebraska soybean fields. This disease is typically not a big yield robber, but may cause greater concern if current weather patterns persist Full story.
UNL Extension's Hort Update for July 14, 2014
An email newsletter designed to assist horticulture professionals and Extension staff with seasonal environmental topics for lawns, trees and shrubs, landscape ornamentals, fruits and vegetables, and miscellaneous items. Share with your colleagues and friends Hort Update, Visit our web site for archived issues .
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 July 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 July 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
As a leader in your community, often you are asked to present a program to club meetings, civic groups or professional organizations. Finding information for such a program and then organizing it can be challenging and time consuming. Look no further!
Faculty from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension are providing you research-based, educational program resources free-of-charge. Information in each program is based on research from educational institutions around the world. The programs listed reflect the variety of topics which our clientele cite as issues within their communities. Congratulations on leading your organization to a greater understanding of these priorities! For lessons....
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- UNL Extension Impact Report
- Beef Systems
- 4-H Impact Report
- The Learning Child
- Guardianship / Conservator Training Program
- Agricultural Economics
- Cropping Systems Productivity
- Crop / Plant Science - Youth Education
- Food, Nutrition & Health
- Agriculture Water Management
- Animal Manure Management
- Water, Climate & Environment - Community
- Business Ventures and Innovation
- Nebraska Broadband Initiative
- Entrepreneurial Communities
- ESI and Beyond
Provides current grain/livestock market commentary and analysis; weather, climate, and soil moisture updates; practical advice from seasoned, working producers; and more.
View entire episodes or search for answers to your plant, yard, and insect problems. Watch Backyard Farmer live on NET1 April to mid September (Thursday, 7:00 pm CT).
Audio and video interviews with University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension specialists and educators on topics ranging from crop and livestock production to health and nutrition to lawn and garden care, and more.