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Nebraska LEAD Announces New Leadership Class August 31, 2016

Nebraska LEAD (Leadership Education/Action Development) Group 36 participants have been announced by the program's director, Terry Hejny. The two-year program will begin in September.

The newest members of Nebraska's premier two-year agricultural leadership development program are involved in production agriculture and/or agribusiness in Nebraska.

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Attendees at Husker Harvest Days, Sept. 13-15 near Grand Island, can find the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Husker Red steel building at Lot 321 on the south side of the exhibit grounds.
Attendees at Husker Harvest Days, Sept. 13-15 near Grand Island, can find the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Husker Red steel building at Lot 321 on the south side of the exhibit grounds.

UNL Exhibits to Focus on Climate, 'Weather Ready Farms' at HHD August 30, 2016

Agricultural producers and Nebraskans attending Husker Harvest Days near Grand Island Sept. 13-15 will learn ways to maintain profitability while addressing challenges from the state's climate at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources exhibit.

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The Aug. 24 openhouse will feature presentations, demonstrations and commercial exhibits related to cattle and natural resource management.
The Aug. 24 openhouse will feature presentations, demonstrations and commercial exhibits related to cattle and natural resource management.

Gudmundsen Sandhills Lab Open House Aug. 24 August 12, 2016

An Aug. 24 open house at UNL's Gundmundsen Sandhills Laboratory will feature presentations, demonstrations and commercial exhibits related to cattle and natural resource management.

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Producers analyze soybean plants at the 2015 late-season crop management diagnostic clinic. (Photo by Deloris Pittman)
Producers analyze soybean plants at the 2015 late-season crop management diagnostic clinic. (Photo by Deloris Pittman)

Late Season Crop Diagnostics Clinic and Corn Soybean School at ARDC August 12, 2016

Two August Nebraska Extension all-day events will examine in-season crop management practices, what happened in Nebraska fields this year, and potential situations that could still arise." The Late Season Crop Diagnostic Clinic will be Aug. 24 and the Corn and Soybean Production School will be Aug. 25.

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Participants and presenters at the 2015 Nebraska Soybean Management Field Day
Participants and presenters at the 2015 Nebraska Soybean Management Field Day

Soybean Management Field Days Aug. 9-12 July 29, 2016

Management is the key word for the 2016 Soybean Management Field Days which will address some of the big challenges that each farm must manage — water, weeds, fertility, pests and markets. The events will be Aug. 9 near Orchard, Aug. 10 near Chapman, Aug. 11 near Cordova, and Aug. 12 near Schuyler.

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Custom Rate Survey Shows Shifting Machinery, Fuel Costs July 15, 2016

Recent findings from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's 2016 Custom Rates Survey show changing rates for machinery operations and related services. The survey summarizes the current rates charged for specific machinery operations commonly used by agricultural producers.

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Calling Tomorrow's Ag Leaders: LEAD Applications Due June 15 May 27, 2016

Fellowship applications for Nebraska LEAD (Leadership Education/Action Development) group 36 are available for men and women involved in production agriculture or agribusiness.

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Water & Natural Resources Tour June 14-16 May 2, 2016

The annual water and natural resources tour, hosted by the University of  Nebraska's Nebraska Water Center and the Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District, will be in Colorado this summer.

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