With the warmer weather, farmers markets are opening up in many communities. What are the advantages of buying fresh fruits and vegetables from local farmers? How do you decide what to purchase? The NebGuide G2040, Good Nutrition at Farmers Markets gives practical tips on buying produce and getting the most out of your shopping experience.
We hear a lot about global climate change these days, but how does it affect the farmers in central Nebraska? Three new Extension Circulars take a close look at climate trends in central Nebraska from 1893-2012 and their effect on agricultural practices. Browse the Climate and Weather pubs under Weather Trends/Research for EC715, EC716 and EC717.
Zebra Chip, a new disease of potatoes, was first observed in Mexico in 1994 and has been in the U.S. since 2000. The bacteria is transmitted to plants by the potato-tomato psyllid. Learn more about this pest and how to control it in three new Extension Circulars. Search for EC1905, EC1906 and EC1586 in the search box to the left.