Farmers & Ranchers College Continues Dec. 1

Farmers & Ranchers College Continues Dec. 1

November 26, 2008

Three presentations remain in the 2008-2009 schedule of speakers for the south central Nebraska Farmers & Ranchers College. Developed in January 2000 through a collaborative effort of business, industry and higher education leaders, the program provides timely, dynamic educational events to help producers respond to changes in agriculture.

Upcoming workshops in the 2008-09 Farmers & Ranchers College are:

  • December 1 — Bruning: Positioning Your Business for Agriculture's Next Decade with Dr. David Kohl at the Bruning Opera House, 1-4 p.m.


  • January 20 — Clay Center: Partners In Progress — Beef Seminar at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center near Clay Center, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., registration begins at 9:30 a.m.


  • March 17 — Sutton: Staying Alive with Juli and Joan Burney at the Community Building. Meal at 6 p.m. followed by a program. This program is geared for couples, but family members are also welcome.


The Farmers and Ranchers College Committee includes Fred Bruning of Bruning, Bryan Dohrman of Grafton, Sarah Miller of Carleton, Eric Milton of Milligan, Philip Janda of Clay Center, Larry Olson of Hebron, Alice Tatro of Geneva, Jake Voss of Davenport, Gordy Nuss of Sutton, and Brandy VanDeWalle of Ohiowa.

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