Nebraska SARE Diversified Ag Tour
Enjoy this virtual Diversified Ag Tour from August 2018. The tour included stops at Robinette Farms, Martell NE; Rock Creek Aquaculture near Diller, NE; Lazy Horse Brewing & Winery near Ohiowa, NE; Slezak Ag & Natural Resources near Milligan, NE; Ralph Tate's Grass Farm near Fairbuy, NE; and finally a stop at Broken Arrow Farm near Filley, NE.
Visit the NCR SARE Videos webpage of SARE Grant recipients mostly from Nebraska, but also from other states in the North Central Region. There are a number of different videos, but in general these videos explain the various SARE Grant Projects that were funded and there are also videos of tours conducted visiting the farms of SARE Grant Recipients.
Cover Crop Interviews
Here are a couple of interviews with local producers from Southeast Nebraska that use cover crops and explain how they are using them and benefits they are seeing from using them. (These videos were produced by Hannah Lowe, UNL student and summer intern at the Nemaha County Extension Office in 2019.)
Interview with Lane Meyer, Meyer Cattle Company in Nemaha County, that uses cover crops.
Interview with Ben Steffen, Dairy Farmer, Richardson County, that uses cover crops.
The Nebraska Cover Crop & Soil Health Conference 2021 was held on Thursday, February 11. The conference was webcasted from the Eastern Nebraska Research & Extension Center near Mead and other locations. Recordings are available at: 2021 Nebraska Cover Crop & Soil Health Conference.
The 2020 Southeast Nebraska Soil Health Conference was held on Wednesday, March 3, 2020, in Hickman. The conference was recorded and is available at: 2020 Southeast Nebraska Soil Health Conference.
The 2020 Nebraska Cover Crop & Soil Health Conference was held on Thursday, February 13th at the Eastern Nebraska Research & Extension Center near Mead. The conference was recorded is available at: Nebraska Cover Crop & Soil Health Conference 2020.
An Organic Grain Farming Operation Workshop was held on January 30, 2020, at the Eastern Nebraska Research & Extension Center near Mead. Recordings from the workshop can be found at: Organic Grain Farming Operation Workshop
The 2019 Southeast Nebraska Soil Health Conference was held on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Beatrice. The conference was recorded and is available at: 2019 Southeast Nebraska Soil Health Conference.
The 2019 Nebraska Cover Crop & Soil Health Conference was held on Thursday, February 14th at the Eastern Nebraska Research & Extension Center near Mead. The conference was recorded is available at: 2019 Nebraska Cover Crop & Soil Health Conference.
This video was recorded on Thursday, July 19 th from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Emily Oestmann, student intern at Nebraska Extension in Nemaha County recorded and produced this video. The video begins with an introduction about SARE, the Farmer/Rancher Grant Program and Partnership Grant program by Gary Lesoing, Extension Educator and Nebraska State SARE Coordinator. Laura Thompson, Nebraska On-Farm Research Network & Ag Technology Extension Educator and Dean Stevens then discuss Using Drones Based Sensors for Variable Rate Aerial Nitrogen Application on Corn. John Lueger, GIS/Contract Specialist with Heinen Brothers Agri Services follows and explained about Variable Rating Nitrogen from an Aerial Perspective. After lunch Nathan Thompson discussed drones and gave a live drone demonstration. This field day was part of Stevens Farms SARE Funded Farmer/Rancher Grant. Results of the 2017 Project are published and available at: https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/2017-farm-research-results-now-online . This fall, data will be collected and reported in the 2018 On-Farm Research Report.