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Nebraska Extension offers land application training in February

Turning manure nutrients into better crop yields while protecting the environment will be the focus of eight Nebraska Extension workshops across the state in February.
A tractor dumping manure. Links to larger image.

Annie's project course for farm women set for Beatrice

Farm and ranch women are generating a cultural tide in American agriculture that is moving management, assets, and opportunities to a new wave of farmers across the country.
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Husker research brings swine industry closer to broad virus protection

After eight years of gathering data from more than 1,000 pigs infected with porcine circovirus 2, University of Nebraska–Lincoln researchers have identified the gene associated with pigs' susceptibility to the deadly swine disease.
Daniel Ciobanu, associate professor of animal science at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and Lianna Walker, graduate student at Nebraska

Three State Beef Conference Jan. 15-17, 2019

Area beef producers should make plans to attend the fifth annual Three-State Beef Conference Jan. 15, 16 and 17, 2019 with locations in Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska.
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Nebraska Sheep and Goat Producers annual conference is Oct. 27

The Nebraska Sheep and Goat Producers Annual conference is scheduled for Oct. 27 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Animal Science Building in Lincoln
Nebraska Sheep & Goat Producers Association

BeefWatch articles now available in Spanish

BeefWatch, an electronic monthly newsletter that provides beef producers with timely, research-based information on beef production issues as well as current issues and timely topics for consumers, is expanding to reach Hispanics working in the cattle industry.
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4S Goat Expo Oct. 13-14 in North Platte

Goat producers in Nebraska and the surrounding region are encouraged to attend the 4S Goat Expo that is scheduled for Oct. 13 - 14 at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds
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John Pollak to coordinate integrated beef systems initiative

John Pollak, former director of the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center, has been named coordination lead for the Nebraska Integrated Beef Systems Initiative at the University of Nebraska.
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