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Free Farm and Ag Law Clinics Set for December, January

November 17, 2021
There are eight dates scheduled for free, in-person farm and ag law clinics throughout December 2021 and January 2022. 

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The Nebraska Microenterprise Tax Credit

November 3, 2021
Learn more about farmers' eligibility requirements for the Nebraska Microenterprise Tax Credit, a refundable credit given to individuals operating small businesses who demonstrate growth in their business. 

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Corn is harvested southeast of Lincoln Monday morning. Sept. 24, 2021. Photo by Craig Chandler

Nov. 8 Symposium to Focus on Resources for Young, Beginning and Small Farmers

October 29, 2021
A series of panel discussions with Nebraska farmers who are beginning traditional and non-traditional operations will be featured at the symposium. Deadline to register is Monday, Nov. 1.

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Large populations of black nightshade in corn stalks can be deadly to livestock, so careful observation during grazing is recommended.

Pasture and Forage Minute: Nightshade Poisoning, Planning Forage During Shortages and Inflation

October 18, 2021
This week, extension educators address concerns about cattle grazing black nightshade in corn fields and preparing a forage plan for 2022 to mitigate rising costs of inputs.

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Free Farm and Ag Law Clinics Set for October, November

October 7, 2021
There are six remaining dates scheduled for free, in-person farm and ag law clinics throughout October and November. 

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Farm and Ranch Business Meetings

September 16, 2021
For businesses on main street, regular meetings are a normal part of company culture. Farms and ranches are businesses, and many could benefit from regularly held meetings, especially when multiple family members, multiple generations or employees are involved.

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No-till farmland. Jason Johnson, Iowa NRCS (Flickr/Public Domain)

Additionality and Voluntary Environmental Credit Markets

August 19, 2021
UNL Department of Ag Economics professionals reviews the concept of additionality, a potential requirement for the Growing Climate Solutions Act of 2021 voluntary environmental credit market program.

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Carly Whitmore, Indiana NRCS (Flickr/Public Domain)

A Historical Look at Cropping Practices for Carbon Sequestration

August 19, 2021
If passed, the Growing Climate Solutions Act of 2021 would pave the way toward better assistance for farmers interested in participating in a voluntary environmental credit market, including land or soil carbon sequestration.

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