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Deadline to register for field-to-market efficiency workshops is Dec. 3

Field-to-market efficiency workshops will take place in eight locations in Nebraska the week of Dec. 7, where farmers will learn how to use a web-based computer tool called the Fieldprint Calculator.

Dec. 4 workshop focuses on windbreaks

A well designed and maintained windbreak can provide many benefits to a farm, home or acreage. Nebraska Extension is partnering with the Nebraska Forest Service and the Lower Platte North Natural Resources District to provide a workshop offering information on how to create and implement a windbreak plan.

IANR named Irrigation Association Partner of the Year

The Irrigation Association has named the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln its 2015 Partner of the Year.

Webinar series to address farm financial management issues

Beginning at 10 a.m. Nov. 23, experts from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Department of Agricultural Economics will discuss financial issues affecting Nebraska farmers and ranchers during webinars each Monday for five consecutive weeks.

Nebraska Extension to hold crop insurance workshop on Nov.11

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. 11 in Grand Island.

Cornhusker Economics outlook meetings to address farm and ranch issues

The 2015 Cornhusker Economics Outlook meeting series will focus on ag outlook and management decisions for Nebraska farmers and ranchers at six locations across the state from Nov.17-24.

Biosolids program helps Nebraska cities reduce waste, save money

Cities in Nebraska are partnering with Nebraska Extension to use biosolids, or processed municipal treatment plant solids, to fertilize crops.

Research focuses on the next generation of agricultural technologies

The next generation of agricultural technologies and systems to meet the growing demand for food, fuel and fiber is the focus of three USDA-funded research projects within the Biological Systems Engineering Department at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
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