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Researchers earn grant to assist farmers and ranchers with economic decision-making

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.
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Lagoon closure demonstration to be held Nov. 1

The Nebraska Extension Animal Manure Management Team will be hosting a lagoon closure demonstration on Nov. 1 at the Haskell Agricultural Laboratory (HAL) in Concord.

2016 Eng Symposium: Innovations in intensive beef cow production, care and management

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.
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Nebraska Extension to hold cattle production risk management workshops

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.
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Nebraska cattle producers urged to prepare for new regulations

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.
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Study shows benefits of 'livestock friendly' designation

More than a decade after Nebraska created its "livestock friendly" designation, participating counties have gained more cattle farms and lost fewer hog farms than those that lack the designation, a new study by agricultural economists at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln shows.
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Center for Grassland Studies' fall seminar series begins Aug. 29

The fall seminar series offered by the University of Nebraska's Center for Grassland Studies will include 12 lectures on topics related to grasslands, including wildlife and grasslands, the role of soil greenhouse gas emissions in perennial grass production systems, pollinator conservation and turfgrasses, and multiple talks on beef systems and grazing management.
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Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory open house is Aug. 24

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory will host its 17th annual open house Aug. 24.
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