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Crop Protection Network Scouting School

April 29, 2021
Learn how to scout fields for problems with Crop Protection Network's 2021 Virtual Crop Scout School.

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Proactive and Quality Decision-making in Agriculture

April 29, 2021
A discussion on how growers can benefit from building proactive decision-making skills and get the results they want from their operation. 

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Managing an Ever-complex Farming Operation: Seven Types of Waste

April 22, 2021
To add value and success to your operation without adding more cattle or acres, review the seven types of wastes to watch for on your farm.

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Brandon Schirmer sprays defoliant on one of the fields at his father's multi-crop 1,014-acre farm, in Batesville, Texas, on Aug. 12, 2020. (Lance Cheung/USDA)

Rising Fuel and Input Prices: Adjusting Enterprise Budgets and Tracking Cost of Production

April 22, 2021
With input expenses on the rise, Extension Educator Glennis McClure analyzes the current cost of production and breakeven estimates for 2021.

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Free Farm and Ag Law Clinics Set for May

April 15, 2021
Free legal and financial clinics are being offered for farmers and ranchers across the state in May 2021, providing one-on-one meetings with an agricultural law attorney and an agricultural financial counselor.

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USDA Announces Funding to Assist Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers under Pandemic Assistance for Producers Initiative

April 15, 2021
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced the availability of $2 million to establish partnerships with organizations to provide outreach and technical assistance to socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers. The funding was made possible by USDA’s new Pandemic Assistance for Producers initiative.

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The Value of Farm Business Policies for Employees

April 15, 2021
In this article and accompanying podcast, learn how to build a comprehensive mission statement and business policy that accurately represents and fortifies your farm operation.  

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Extension Record-keeping Course for Farmers and Ranchers Set for June

April 15, 2021
The next session of “Know Your Numbers, Know Your Options,” Nebraska Extension’s four-part farm and ranch record-keeping course, will be held virtually on Thursdays beginning June 3.

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