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Registration open for Nebraska Cover Crop Conference

The Nebraska Cover Crop Conference is Feb. 14 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Agricultural Research and Development Center near Mead.
Cover Crops

Registration opens for Women in Agriculture Conference

Nebraska women will learn how to plan and make better business decisions for farms, ranches, communities, families and themselves at the 32nd Women in Agriculture Conference, Feb. 23-24 at the Kearney Holiday Inn Conference Center, 110 S. Second Ave. in Kearney.
Women in Ag

Jhala honored with early career outstanding weed scientist award

Assistant professor and weed management specialist Amit Jhala has been honored with an early career outstanding weed scientist award by the Weed Science Society of America.
Jhala

AgriTools app helps Nebraska producers make management decisions

A new app developed by Nebraska Extension can help producers utilize climate and weather data to make management decisions in Nebraska.
AgriTools

Over 1,500 attend Nebraska Extension crop production clinics

1,558 producers, crop consultants, extension educators and other stakeholders from across the state attended Nebraska Extension’s 2017 crop production clinics during the month of January to get the latest research-based information to benefit their operations.
Norfolk

Nebraska farmers face stressful loan renewal season

More than 77 percent of Nebraska producers are concerned that they may not be able to obtain operating capital in 2017, according to the 2016 Farm Financial Health Survey conducted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Department of Agricultural Economics.
Rural

Poeschl urges all to take responsibility in feeding the world

In the next 50 years, the world needs to double the amount of food it produces in order to feed a growing population. That responsibility doesn’t lie only with farmers and scientists, but with everyone according to Mark Poeschl, chief executive officer of the National FFA Organization and the National FFA Foundation. Poeschl presented his thoughts on sustainably feeding our world during the second Heuermann Lecture of the 2016-17 season on Jan. 10 at Nebraska Innovation Campus.
Poeschl

Where has all the farmland gone?

How to deal with the urbanization and conversion of productive farmland away from food production, will be the topic of discussion in a 15-week series of courses taking place on Tuesday evenings, starting in January on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s East Campus.
NRCS

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