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Dec. 4 workshop focuses on windbreaks

A well designed and maintained windbreak can provide many benefits to a farm, home or acreage. Nebraska Extension is partnering with the Nebraska Forest Service and the Lower Platte North Natural Resources District to provide a workshop offering information on how to create and implement a windbreak plan.

Registration open for Nebraska Extension Master Gardener program

Nebraska Extension is again offering Extension Master Gardener training throughout the state.

Poll shows rural Nebraskans view higher education as crucial

Rural Nebraskans believe higher education is important for individuals and for building a strong economy, according to the 2015 Nebraska Rural Poll.

IANR named Irrigation Association Partner of the Year

The Irrigation Association has named the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln its 2015 Partner of the Year.

Webinar series to address farm financial management issues

Beginning at 10 a.m. Nov. 23, experts from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Department of Agricultural Economics will discuss financial issues affecting Nebraska farmers and ranchers during webinars each Monday for five consecutive weeks.

ExtensionCorps volunteer honored by ServeNebraska

Jonnisha McCleod, a 2014-2015 AmeriCorps Service Scholar in the Nebraska Extension ExtensionCorps program, has been honored as a finalist for a ServeNebraska Step Forward Award in the National Service Volunteer category.

Nebraska Extension to hold crop insurance workshop on Nov.11

Professionals, including growers and ranchers, who wish to enhance their knowledge of risk management and their ability to design an appropriate risk management plan are encouraged to register for a crop insurance workshop hosted by Nebraska Extension on Nov. 11 in Grand Island.

Cornhusker Economics outlook meetings to address farm and ranch issues

The 2015 Cornhusker Economics Outlook meeting series will focus on ag outlook and management decisions for Nebraska farmers and ranchers at six locations across the state from Nov.17-24.

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