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Nov. 9 crop insurance workshop to focus on risk management strategies

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.

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.

Poll shows rural Nebraskans are satisfied with their communities

Rural Nebraskans are optimistic about their communities and would rate many characteristics as good or excellent to someone looking to move there, according to the 2016 Nebraska Rural Poll.
Rural

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.
Cattle

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.
Cattle

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.
VFD

Researchers earn grant to develop next-gen underground sensor technology

University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers have earned a $450,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a second generation of underground sensor technology that can automate decision-making when it comes to irrigating crops.
Vuran Irmak

Cover crop field day Sept. 7

A Nebraska Extension/NRCS Sponsored cover crop field day is scheduled for Sept. 7 in western Nemaha County.

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