Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities Conference is April 24-25 in Beatrice

Those interested in supporting local businesses and communities with innovative new ideas are encouraged to attend the third annual Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities Conference April 24-25 in Beatrice.
Attendees at the 2018 Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities Conference in Hastings. Links to larger image.

Crafting Culture exhibit to celebrate women and the business of textiles in Nebraska

A new exhibit at the Nebraska History Museum will celebrate female crafters and entrepreneurs of Nebraska.
Crafting Culture

Moisture meters available at county extension offices

As part of ongoing efforts to support those affected by recent flooding, Nebraska Extension county offices across the state have moisture meters available for homeowners to borrow to monitor the moisture content of flooded materials.

Registration opens for 2019 Nebraska Ranch Practicum

Ranchers interested in learning about the latest cutting-edge research in range livestock production from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln are encouraged to register for the 2019 Nebraska Ranch Practicum offered by Nebraska Extension.

Nebraska Extension offers resources to flood victims

As Nebraskans begin returning to their homes in the aftermath of widespread historic flooding, Nebraska Extension has mobilized a number of resources to aid in the road to recovery.
Hay Donations

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.

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 rancher Rowan Ballagh