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Small Scale Farming Workshop April 8 March 29, 2017

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.

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Program on Drones in Ag April 6 in Harrisburg March 20, 2017

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.

Speakers and topics will include:    

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Nebraska Extension Tractor Safety Classes Offered Across Nebraska March 2, 2017

Nebraska Extension Tractor Safety and Hazardous Occupations Courses will be held at nine sites this year. Teens 14 or 15 years old who will work on a farm should plan to attend.

Tractor Safety Training Dates & Sites

Dates, locations, and contact information for site coordinators:

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2016 Crop Scout Training
Figure 1. Nebraska Extension Educator Keith Glewen is shown teaching about corn growth stages at the 2016 Nebraska Extension Crop Scout Training.

Crop Scout Training March 14 at UNL's ARDC February 27, 2017

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.

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Women in Ag Conference 2017
Women in Ag Conference 2017

Registration Opens for Women in Agriculture Conference Feb. 23-24 February 2, 2017

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.

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Wilber Crop Clinic Feb. 10 February 1, 2017

“Adapting to Today’s Agricultural Economy” is the main theme for the 2017 Wilber Crop Clinic.

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Learn how to clean up your field data and extract information you can use to make better informed decisions in 2017.

Registration Open for Precision Ag Data Management Workshops December 15, 2016

The 2017 Nebraska Extension Precision Ag Data Management Workshops offer hands-on data analysis instruction on applying variable rate technologies to improve crop production efficiency and on-farm economics.

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Multi-hybrid planting, being tested here in eastern Nebraska, is one option to help mitigate in-field variation and will be discussed at the Fremont Corn Expo Jan. 5.

Fremont Corn Expo Scouts Ag Horizon and Offers Answers December 13, 2016

Information and tools to weather financial, storm, technological, and nutrient challenges will be among the topics at this year's Fremont Corn Expo Jan. 5 in Fremont. (Photo by Rachel Stevens)

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