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Sequenced Genome of Ancient Crop Could Raise Yields

An international team has sequenced and mapped the genome of proso millet – a feat essential to raising yields of the drought-resistant crop in the Nebraska Panhandle and semiarid regions where population booms foreshadow food shortages.
proso millet

Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers is March 5

Agriculture industry representatives and corn and soybean growers wanting to better manage pests are encouraged to attend the Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers course March 5 at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead, 1071 County Road G.
Training

Lincoln to host AgrAbility National Training Workshop in March

Agricultural workers with disabilities or chronic illness, their families and professional staff are invited to the AgrAbility National Training Workshop from March 25-28 at the Embassy Suites in downtown Lincoln.

Nebraska growers to share on-farm research results

January 31, 2019

Farm operators and agronomists from across the state are invited to attend a Nebraska On-Farm Research Network meeting at a location near them.

Beef feedlot roundtables offer research, industry updates Feb. 12-14

Research findings and industry updates will be the focus of the Nebraska Extension Beef Feedlot Roundtables Feb. 12-14.
calves in feedbunk

'Take Charge of Change' is focus of Women in Agriculture Conference

Women producers looking to increase their business-management skills are encouraged to attend the 2019 Women in Agriculture Conference Feb. 21-22 in Kearney.
Women at Agriculture Conference

Nebraska Cover Crop and Soil Health Conference is Feb. 14

Nebraska farmers can learn how to give their soil a little love at the Nebraska Cover Crop and Soil Health Conference on Valentine’s Day.

Nebraska Extension offers grain marketing workshop

When finances are tight, one key to keeping the farm is managing income with an effective grain marketing plan, one that accounts for a farmer’s cost of production, balance sheet and cash flow.

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