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Grandin to Headline 2013 Women in Agriculture Conference

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska women will learn how to care and plan for their farms, their communities, their families and themselves at the 28th Women in Agriculture Conference, one of the longest-running women's conference of its kind, Feb. 21-22 at the Kearney Holiday Inn.

Forage Specialist Offers Methods of Coping with Drought

LINCOLN, Neb. — With a drought as severe as last summer's, the long-lasting effects require long-term adaptations from producers who are working with the limited water supply.

Grandin: Livestock Industry Has Improved Handling, Needs to Tell Its Story Better

LINCOLN, Neb. — The U.S. beef industry has made huge strides in livestock handling in recent years but has done a poor job explaining that to the public, said leading animal behavior expert Temple Grandin Tuesday.

Temple Grandin is Heuermann Lecturer Jan. 15

LINCOLN, Neb. — "Improving Animal Welfare and Communication with the Public" is the topic when Temple Grandin, animal sciences professor at Colorado State University and a world leader in understanding animal behavior and designing livestock handling facilities, is the Heuermann Lecturer Jan. 15.

Drought Decisions to be Focus of Cattlemen's Day Feb. 15

LINCOLN, Neb. — This year, cattle producers face some tough decisions. The severe drought of 2012 depleted pastures and feed inventories. The beef industry is ever changing, and drought management will be key in 2013.

UNL Extension Mid-Plains BEEF Session Jan. 31 Focuses on Drought

LINCOLN, Neb. — University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension's Mid-Plains BEEF Educational Series will conduct a special Jan. 31 session on pasture and forage drought management tips for cow herds at the UNL Agricultural Research and Development Center near Mead.

Farmers and Ranchers Cow/Calf College at USMARC Jan. 22

            LINCOLN, Neb.

Land Application Training Days Offered in February

LINCOLN, Neb. — University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension workshops at eight extension offices across the state in February will provide livestock and crop farmers with information on how to turn manure nutrients into better crop yields while protecting the environment.

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