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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.

2014 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, environment and economics at the 2014 Beef Feedlot Roundtables Feb. 11-13 in Bridgeport, Lexington and West Point, with remote connections to locations in Iowa.

UNL to Offer Beef Profitability Workshops for Producers

Beef producers can attend any of 16 beef profitability workshops offered this winter through the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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.

Land Application Training Days Offered in January/February

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension workshops at seven extension offices across the state in January and February will provide livestock and crop farmers with information on how to turn manure nutrients into better crop yields while protecting the environment.

Beef Improvement Federation Annual Meeting June 18-21 in Lincoln

Registration is now open for the 2014 Beef Improvement Federation's annual meeting and research symposium June 18-21 at the Cornhusker Marriot in Lincoln.

Jan. 14 Heuermann Lecture to Cover Leadership in Research, Education

"Regaining the U.S. Lead in Agricultural and Natural Resources Research and Education" is the topic for the 7 p.m. Heuermann Lecture Tuesday, Jan. 14, at the Nebraska East Union on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's East Campus.

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