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Raising Nebraska claims international award in promoting agriculture

Raising Nebraska, the agricultural literacy experience open year-round at the Nebraska State Fairgrounds, took top honors in the category of promoting agriculture at the recent International Association of Fairs and Expositions convention in Las Vegas.

Fremont Corn Expo on Jan. 7 to focus on finding profit

The 2016 Fremont Corn Expo on Jan. 7 will assist corn producers in planning for next year's growing season.

Farm Beginnings Program to start Jan. 9

Nebraska Extension will offer the Farm Beginnings Program for the eighth year, beginning Jan. 9 in Weeping Water.

'Market Journal' coming to RFD-TV in 2016

Fans of the "Market Journal" television program will have a new way to tune into the weekly broadcasts in 2016. RFD-TV will air "Market Journal" episodes to a nationwide audience beginning in January.

Nebraska Extension offers training for commercial, noncommercial pesticide applicators

Nebraska's commercial and noncommercial pesticide applicators seeking first-time certification or recertification of their license to use or purchase restricted-use pesticides in 2016 can get training through the Nebraska Extension Pesticide Safety Education Program.

Nebraska Extension provides training for private pesticide applicators

Private pesticide applicators holding licenses that expire in 2016, as well as anyone seeking first-time private applicator certification, can contact their local Nebraska Extension office for information on pesticide safety education training sessions that begin in January.

Nebraska Soybean Day and Machinery Expo is Dec. 17

The 2015 Nebraska Soybean Day and Machinery Expo on Dec. 17 will assist soybean producers in planning for next year's growing season.

Nebraska Extension to hold crop production clinics in January

University of Nebraska-Lincoln crop production and pest management specialists have scheduled a series of crop production clinics across the state in January to provide the latest research-based information and recommendations for 2016.

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