Friday Facts, Fun, and Food

I hope everyone had a wonderful week in the mini heat-wave.  As we head into mid-July, here are some tidbits for your reading pleasure.

Need to buy some hay?  Want to sell some hay?  The Nebraska Department of Agriculture’s Hay and Forage Hotline may be of assistance.

FSA acreage reporting deadline is extended to August 2, 2013.  The crop insurance acreage reporting deadline remains July 15, 2013.

Interested in whether cover crops may help your corn and soybean yields?  There is evidence yields increase.  Curious about whether you can insure your cover crops?  This post has some great information.

A truck farm is driving around Omaha.

Finally, no one wants to turn on their oven in this heat.  However, fresh veggies are everywhere.  Keep your oven off and enjoy some fresh food with Green and Yellow Bean Salad with Chunky Tomato Dressing and Feta Cheese.