How to deal with the urbanization and conversion of productive farmland away from food production, will be the topic of discussion in a 15-week series of courses taking place on Tuesday evenings, starting in January on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s East Campus.
Keys to beef profitability – grazing, reproduction, economics, and cattle health – will be covered by beef specialists and educators with Nebraska Extension during a series of half-day workshops in January at 10 Nebraska locations.
Nebraska Extension has a new offering in its winter line-up of programs for farmers and agribusiness seeking research updates and recommendations for Nebraska crop production. The Nebraska Crop Management Conference will be held Jan. 19-20 at the Younes Conference Center, 416 W. Talmadge Rd., in Kearney.
Training dates are set for Nebraska's commercial and noncommercial pesticide applicators seeking first-time certification, or recertification of their license, to use or purchase restricted-use pesticides in 2017.
Private pesticide applicators holding licenses that expire in 2017, as well as anyone seeking first-time private applicator certification, can contact their local Nebraska Extension office for pesticide safety education training sessions.