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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.

Farmers and Ranchers Cow/Calf College at USMARC Jan. 28

The annual Farmers and Ranchers Cow/Calf College "Partners in Progress – Beef Seminar" will be held at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center and Great Plains Veterinary Education Center near Clay Center Jan. 28.

Make Plans to Attend the Three-State Beef Conference

Area beef producers should make plans to attend the first annual Three-State Beef Conference Jan. 14, 15 and 16, 2014 with locations in Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska.

UNL's Mobile Cattle Tracker App Offers Data Collection System

A new app from EdMedia at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln allows the cow/calf producer to enter events electronically as they happen.

Workshops Will Offer Ranchers Profitability Tips

Dry conditions are causing Nebraska cattle producers to re-evaluate their operations:

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