When commodity prices go down, it’s important to keep financial books on the ranch for more than just tax time. Three workshops on Quicken for Farm and Ranch Record Keeping will be held in the Panhandle in April.
Ag educators can learn about irrigation systems and related teaching curriculum at the 2017 Irrigation Agriculture Faculty Academy. The national conference, sponsored by the national Irrigation Foundation, will be held in Grand Island June 8-9.
Looking to learn how to produce your own food or start a diversified agriculture business on your acreage or in your backyard? UNL Extension will be hosting Small Spaces, Big Potential: a Small Scale Farming Workshop on Saturday, April 8.
The workshop will be held in Nebraska City at the Kimmel Education and Research Center (5985 G Road) beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at 4 p.m.
A roundtable discussion and demonstration designed to inform agriculture producers of opportunities to use drone technology in their operations is scheduled for April 6 at Harrisburg. The program will be held from 1-3 p.m. at the Banner County Museum.
Industry representatives and corn and soybean growers wanting to learn how to better manage corn and soybean pests should plan to attend the Nebraska Extension Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers March 14 at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center located at the Agricultural Research and Development Center near Mead.
Nebraska women will learn how to plan and make better business decisions for farms, ranches, communities, families and themselves at the 32nd Women in Agriculture Conference, Feb. 23-24 at the Kearney Holiday Inn Conference Center, 110 S. Second Ave. in Kearney. The deadline for the discounted early registration is Feb. 13.