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Nebraska Extension Partners with USDA for Grant Workshops

Grant-writing workshops designed to help potential applicants understand, develop and submit their federal grant applications for the Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program are being offered in every state this spring through a unique collaboration between federal, state and regional partners.

Nebraska Farm Real Estate Values Slip 3 Percent in Last Year

After five years of increases in Nebraska farmland values, the state average dropped 3 percent, according to preliminary findings released today by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Filley-Garey Lecturer to Address Challenges of Sustainably Feeding a Growing Planet

Thomas W. Hertel, distinguished professor of agricultural economics at Purdue University and founder and executive director of Global Trade Analysis Project, will present this year’s Filley-Gary lecture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Lecturer: Genetically Engineered Animals Could Ease World Hunger

Genetically engineered food animals could provide a sustainable means to feed a fast-growing world population, yet regulatory hurdles keep such animals off the market, according to an award-winning scientist who recently spoke at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Beef Profit Workshops at 11 Nebraska Sites Jan. 29-Feb. 24

Starting Jan. 30, Nebraska Extension will host 11 beef profitability workshops to help beef producers evaluate their operations to make them more profitable thorough latest research information.

2015 Beef Feedlot Roundtables at Three Locations in February

Beef feedlot managers, owners, employees and supporting industry personnel will learn the latest in feedlot health, nutrition, and economics at the 2015 Beef Feedlot Roundtables Feb. 10-12 in Bridgeport, Lexington and West Point with remote connections to locations in Iowa and South Dakota.

Beef Profit Workshops at 11 Nebraska Sites This Winter

During the winter of 2015 Nebraska Extension will host 11 Beef Profitability Workshops to help beef producers evaluate their operations to make them more profitable thorough latest research information.

Jeff Mellott Headlines Annual Horsin' Around Conference at UNL

Jeff Mellott will headline the 23rd annual "Horsin' Around" conference Feb. 28-March 1, 2015 in the RB Warren Arena at the Animal Science Complex on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's East Campus.

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