Michael Boehm has been named the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Harlan Vice Chancellor for the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources and University of Nebraska vice president for Agriculture and Natural Resources.
Professionals, including growers and ranchers, who wish to enhance their knowledge of risk management and their ability to design an appropriate risk management plan are encouraged to register for a crop insurance workshop hosted by Nebraska Extension on Nov. 9 at the Heartland Events Center, 700 E. Stolley Park Rd., Grand Island.
Researchers from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln have been awarded a one-year, $443,561 grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture focused on improving long-term profitability and producer risk management decisions by developing farm financial analysis while also contributing to the National Farm Financial Benchmarking Database.
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Department of Animal Science is hosting its annual Dr. Kenneth and Caroline Eng Trust Fund Symposium at noon, Oct. 5-6, at the Cornhusker Hotel, 333 S. 13th St., Lincoln, Neb.
Specialists and educators from Nebraska Extension will present vital information concerning cattle management strategies during cattle production risk management workshops this fall at five locations across the state.
Nebraska beef cattle producers should begin preparing for the Jan. 1, 2017, implementation of the Veterinary Feed Directive regulations, according to Rob Eirich, Nebraska beef quality assurance director with Nebraska Extension.