Current and future landowners and tenants should make plans to attend one of several free land management workshops sponsored by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension. “Managing Agricultural Land for the 21st Century” will cover current trends in cash rental rates, lease provisions, and crop and grazing land considerations.
“Grain Marketing: Dollar and Cents,” a two-day, in-depth, hands-on workshop, will be offered at three sites this winter to help row-crop farmers create effective grain marketing plans specific to their operation and financial condition.
This year's Crop Production Clinics offer some new timely topics and focus on local crop challenges. They also offer training for pesticide applicator recertification at five locations across the state.
Annie's Project, a six-evening course, brings together women in agriculture to learn about ag production, financial management, human resources, marketing, and the legal field. It will be held in Beatrice this winter.
Two field days Aug. 27-28 will feature in-field demonstrations of soil water measuring tools designed to provide growers key data for irrigation management. Five of the systems were installed earlier this summer and users can view and compare data and displays online.