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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

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

2017 Beef Feedlot Roundtables Feb. 7-9 at Scottsbluff, Lexington, West Point

Beef feedlot managers, owners, employees and supporting industry personnel will learn the latest in feedlot nutrition, health, and marketing at the 2017 Beef Feedlot Roundtables Feb. 7-9 in Scottsbluff, Lexington, and West Point with remote connections to locations in Iowa.
Cattle

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

Nebraska Extension offering land applicator training in Jan. and Feb.

Eight Nebraska Extension offices across the state will offer workshops in January and February providing livestock and crop farmers with information on how to turn manure nutrients into better crop yields while protecting the environment.

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

Ranching for profitability meetings scheduled across Nebraska

Keys to beef profitability – grazing, reproduction, economics, and cattle health – will be covered by beef specialists and educators with Nebraska Extension during a series of half-day workshops in January at 10 Nebraska locations. 

Livestock judging team wraps up successful season

The 2016 University of Nebraska–Livestock Judging Team recently celebrated a very successful season. The team competed in 13 events, against 30 different collegiate teams from across the country.
Livestock Judging

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