Centennial Splash

UNL Extension in Saunders County
1071 County Road G
Ithaca, NE 68033
Phone: (402) 624-8030 or (800) 529-8030  -  Fax: (402) 624-8010
Email: saunders-county@unl.edu  -  Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday

Forage & Pasture Management

Establishing Pastures into Previous Crop Ground; Advantages & considerations of Rotational Grazing; and Monitoring Pasture Conditions: Tools you can use.

Monday, June 1st, 11:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the ARDC, near Mead. Flyer for more information (*pdf, 1 pg, 654 kb)

UNL Crop Production Budgets

In an effort by the UNL Ag Economics Department to provide budgets for a variety of crops for the 2015 growing season, the LINK takes you to their department where you can download some of their budgets. In some of the budgets there is an Excel spreadsheet where you can insert your own figures to generate a cost per bushel or acre.

Nebraska Cash Rent - 2014

USDA National Ag Statistics Service (*pdf, 3 pgs, 4334 kb)

UNL Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market (*pdf, 1 pg, 51 kb)

Farm Custom Rates - 2014

Part I - 2014 Nebraska Farm Custom Rates

Part II - 2014 Nebraska Farm Custom Rates

Cornhusker Econimics

2015 Trends in Nebraska Farmland Values & Rental Rates Reflect Changes in Agricultural Commodity Prices - March 4, 2015 (*pdf, 4 pages, 596 kb)

Land Owners & Managers Update - DVD Order Form (*pdf, 1 page, 276 kb)

A digital workshop on land management, relations, and flexible cash leasing. This program is available through DVD purchase! The cost of the DVD is $10 each and includes the presentation plus shipping & handling.

Extension Highlights

UNL Extension's BeefWatch

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 

CropWatch Newslettercropwatchlogo

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


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 Hort Update

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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 .

Educational Program Resources for Communities (Free)Community1

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....


Making A Difference


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Extension Webcasts

Market Journal logoMarket Journal
Provides current grain/livestock market commentary and analysis; weather, climate, and soil moisture updates; practical advice from seasoned, working producers; and more.

BYF logo Backyard Farmer
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). 

Ag Almanac logo Ag Almanac
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.