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The April 16 Data Users' Meeting will include USDA updates followed by an open forum session with questions and comments.

USDA to Host Data Users’ Meeting to Gather Public Input on Statistical Programs

April 11, 2024
Free to the public with a virtual attendance option, the Data Users' Meeting is held to share recent and pending statistical program changes with the public and to solicit input on programs important to agriculture. 

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The National Agricultural Classification Survey seeks to identify individuals who produce and sell $1,000 of more of agricultural products in a calendar year, so that they may participate in the next Census of Agriculture.

USDA to Kick Off National Agricultural Classification Survey

February 2, 2024
The survey will go to approximately 250,000 recipients to ask if they conduct agricultural activity, ensuring that every U.S. producer has a voice and is counted in the 2027 ag census data.

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An example of processing yield monitor data, as presented during a new Center for Ag Profitability webinar with Joe Luck, professor of biological systems engineering and associate director of the Eastern Nebraska Research, Extension and Education Center (ENREEC).

Harvesting Insights: Understanding and Utilizing Yield Monitor Data

October 26, 2023
This Center for Ag Profitability webinar delves into the intricacies of working with harvest yield monitor data straight from the combine, including how to access yield data, software requirements, quality control checks and more.

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The goal of the symposium is to bring agriculture sector entities and law enforcement together to understand the range of threats targeting agriculture and to form enduring relationships to detect and counter cyber and security threats.

Producers Invited to Attend Agriculture Threats Symposium in June

May 18, 2023
Participating agencies will share insights on threats to agriculture posed by criminals, terrorists, cyber actors and foreign governments, and discuss ways to strengthen the ag sector and resist cyber attacks.

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Conference panel members
The expert panel during the May 10 Heuermann Lecture consisted of (from left) Graham Plastow, Cynthia Parr, Amy Winstead, Tom Eikhoff and Ben Craker. Mike Boehm (right), NU vice president for agriculture and natural resources and Harlan Vice Chancellor for the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, moderated. (Photo by Jessie Brophy, IANR News)

Heuermann Lecture Focuses on Complexities of Reporting Ag Data

May 18, 2023
Industry experts recently debated the functions and objectives of the National Agricultural Producers Data Cooperative, an initiative working to create a network of national ag data repositories.

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The public is invited to attend this conference, where producer input will be sought on the creation of a network of national ag data repositories. (Photo courtesy Nebraska Today)

University to Host May 10-12 Conference on Creating National Ag Data Network

May 4, 2023
Throughout the conference, leaders from USDA, the Ag Data Coalition, Bayer Crop Science and numerous other industry organizations will discuss and hone ideas for creating a network of national ag data repositories.

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Money in soybeans
According to the latest farm income outlook, production and feed expenses are expected to level off this year, and fuel and oil prices are expected to fall modestly. View the full report at the links below.

Nebraska Net Farm Income 2022-23 Update and Outlook

April 6, 2023
UNL ag finance experts review the latest farm income report, which suggests that Nebraska's net farm income will experience a modest rebound in 2023.

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Husker faculty members are leading a project to create a national framework for ag data. (Photo by Craig Chandler, University Communication and Marketing)

Husker Faculty Take Lead Role in Creating National Ag Data Network

October 19, 2022
UNL faculty members are at the forefront of a nationwide initiative to create an ag data framework that will be accessible, secure and supported through compatible software platforms across the ag tech industry.

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