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International Master Gardener Conference Registration Opens

The biennial International Master Gardener Conference will be held at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs on Sept. 22-25. Co-hosted by Nebraska Extension and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, this year’s theme is “Horticultural Horizons in the Heartland.”

Nebraska Soybean Management Field Days at 4 Sites in August

The 17th annual Soybean Management Field Days Aug. 11-14 focuses on staying competitive in a global marketplace, increasing profits and meeting the world's growing food and energy needs starting right here in Nebraska.

Raising Nebraska Expansion to Showcase Agricultural Diversity of Nebraska

The new outdoor space at Raising Nebraska can help visitors understand the abundant opportunities agriculture provides to the state.

Farmers Markets: Not Just a Fad

The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates over 1,000,000 people visit a farmers market weekly.

Ag Econ Creates Professorship Focusing on Cooperatives

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Agricultural Economics and the Nebraska Cooperative Council signed an agreement July 20 to create a new professor of agricultural and rural cooperatives.

NCTA to Offer Urban Ag Classes in Omaha This Fall

Carpentry, Raising Poultry for Profit, and Organic Food Production are three classes that will be offered by the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Omaha this fall.

Nebraska Extension Field Day to Focus on Battling Palmer Amaranth

Growers, crop consultants and educators interested in management of herbicide-resistant Palmer amaranth are encouraged to attend Nebraska Extension's Field Day, supported by the Nebraska Corn Board, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Aug. 4 near Shickley.

International Chefs Learn from Nebraska Extension

The Nebraska Beef Council recently contacted Nebraska Extension and asked them do a chuck roll cutting demonstration for 9 chefs from Jordan.

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