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Crop Insurance Workshop

Managing Risk with Crop Insurance Workshop February 8, 2018

Understanding crop insurance and selecting the product best suited to your operation can give you a financial advantage. Learn how at this Feb. 26 workshop in Grand Island.

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Sharpen Your Management Skills at the Nebraska Women in Ag Conference Feb. 22-23 January 19, 2018

Women in the agricultural industry looking to improve their business management skills are encouraged to attend the 2018 Women in Agriculture Conference Feb. 22-23 in Kearney. Topics will focus on managing financial, market, production, human and legal risk. Registrations made by Feb. 13 are discounted.

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Researchers to Study Increased Land Use Efficiencies of Integrating Cattle and Crops October 3, 2017

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln research team has been awarded a $1 million grant to investigate how to improve land use efficiency by integrating livestock and crop production systems. The project will be funded by the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research.

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Heuermann Lecture to Focus on Impact of Nebraska Immigrants September 28, 2017

Lourdes Gouveia, professor emerita of sociology and co-founder of the Office of Latino/Latin American Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, will give the first Heuermann Lecture of the season on October 3. 

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KRVN, Rural Radio Network Add Lincoln News Bureau at NIC September 27, 2017

Nebraska radio station KRVN 880 and the Rural Radio Network will add a news bureau and production studio at Nebraska Innovation Campus this fall. 

"KRVN's radio network across the state will enable NIC to connect to everyone in Nebraska and share our stories," NIC Executive Director Dan Duncan said. 

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Nebraska LEAD Names Newest Class of 30 Fellows September 8, 2017

Nebraska LEAD (Leadership Education/Action Development) has named 30 new fellows to its two-year agricultural leadership development program. All are involved in production agriculture and/or agribusiness in Nebraska.

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Nebraska Extension Educator John Wilson will show pollinator friendly landscaping and pollinator plantings in CRP at the Aug. 18 Pollinator Field Day at Tekamah.

Pollinator Field Day Aug. 18 at Tekamah August 10, 2017

Learn about the value of bees as pollinators and get up close and friendly with a hive (only if you choose to don a bee suit) at the Eastern Nebraska Pollinator Field Day Aug. 18 in Tekamah.

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Attendees at the 2016 Soybean Management Field Day
Figure 1. Cropping systems specialist Rodrigo Werle covers the latest research and technology to assist soybean producers during a 2016 Soybean Management Field Day near Cordova. (Photo by Deloris Pittman)

Soybean Management Field Days Aug. 8-11 at 4 Locations July 27, 2017

The 19th annual Soybean Management Field Days will key in on how producers can manage operations to increase profits and better compete in a global economy. Speakers will look at effects of early season crop stress on production; insect, disease, and weed management challenges; impacts of new herbicide formulations, crop water use, and many other factors affecting yield this year.

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