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Nebraska LEAD 33 Travels to Kansas City, Washington, D.C. and Chicago

Twenty-eight Nebraska LEAD 33 Fellows recently returned home after participating in a 10-day National Study/Travel Seminar conducted by the Nebraska LEAD Program Feb. 5-14.

UNL Extension Offers Crop Scout Training in March

Crop scouts will learn how to better manage corn and soybean pests during a University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers program March 6.

Heuermann Lecturer Paarlberg to Address Culture War Over Food, Farming

Modern industrial food and farming systems that dominate the U.S. commercial marketplace are under heavy attack in the cultural marketplace, and unless agricultural advocates make a better case for these systems' success, effects of that attack will be felt worldwide, says Robert Paarlberg, the Feb. 27 Heuermann Lecturer at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Nebraska LEAD 32 Travels to Slovakia, Poland and the Czech Republic

Twenty-five Nebraska LEAD 32 Fellows recently returned from the 2014 International Study/Travel Seminar to Slovakia, Poland and the Czech Republic.

Cornhusker Economics Outlook Meetings to be Held in March

The ninth annual Cornhusker Economics Outlook meetings will focus on the agriculture outlook and management decisions for farmers and ranchers.

Women in Agriculture Conference to Celebrate 100 Years of Extension

Nebraska women will learn how to care and plan for their farms and ranches, their communities, their families and themselves at the 29th Women in Agriculture Conference, the longest-running women's conference of its kind in the country, Feb. 20-21 at the Kearney Holiday Inn.

Wine and Grape Growers Forum Feb. 27-March 1 in Kearney

The 17th annual Nebraska Winery and Grape Growers Forum and Trade Show Feb. 27-March 1 will feature both state and national industry experts sharing their advice on everything from growing grapes to marketing the wine they produce.

Panel: U.S. Ag Research Spending Lags, But It Must Remain Global Leader

Public investment in agricultural research in the United States is lagging behind other nations, but land-grant university scientists still have the intellectual heft to make the country a leader in the challenge of feeding a growing global population, a former secretary of agriculture said Tuesday.