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Gifts Create Modern Agricultural Commodities Trading Room at UNL

Students who want agricultural commodities trading experience will soon get the real-time and hands-on training they need at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Agricultural Economics Commodities Trading Room.
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South Dakota Conference to Focus on Beef Barns

Beef barns of all types are becoming more common in the upper Midwest, but there's still a lot to learn about them.

Ag Relations Council Banquet, Ag at the Crossroads Nov. 6-7

The Nebraska Ag Relations Council in cooperation with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Department of Agricultural Economics is sponsoring the Ag at the Crossroads Nov. 7 at the Lancaster Event Center in Lincoln.

Pasture, Rangeland and Forage Insurance is a Risk Management Tool for 2014

The deadline for Pasture, Rangeland and Forage insurance coverage for 2014 is Nov. 15, and University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension educators are encouraging producers to consider this program if they've lost forage production due to drought.

NCR-SARE Announces 2014 Farmer Rancher Grant Call for Proposals

The 2014 North Central Region – Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (NCR-SARE) Farmer Rancher Grant Call for Proposals is now available.

UNL Animal Scientist Klopfenstein Named One of Top 50 Beef Industry Leaders

Longtime University of Nebraska-Lincoln animal scientist Terry Klopfenstein has been named one of the 50 most influential beef industry leaders in the last 50 years by a leading industry magazine.

New UNL Website Will Help Business Owners Understand Affordable Care Act

A new University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension website at will help business owners understand the Affordable Care Act and its impact on their businesses.

Cuming County Livestock Group Donates to Vet Diagnostic Center

The Cuming County Livestock Feeders Association has announced a gift of $25,000 to support the Veterinary Diagnostic Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.