Nebraska Extension in Cheyenne, Kimball & Banner Counties

Sustainable Ag PhotoWestern Sustainable Ag Crops and Livestock Conference Dec. 3 at Sidney:
Money-Making Alternative Agricultural Enterprises for Farm Families

“Money-Making Alternative Agricultural Enterprises for Farm Families” is the theme for the Annual Western Sustainable Ag Crops and Livestock Conference set for Dec. 3 at Sidney. The conference will take place at Western Nebraska Community College, 371 College Drive from 8:45 a.m. until 4 p.m. Pre-registration is due by Nov. 23. The agenda’s list of topics is diverse: livestock such as goats; alternative crops such as hops and mint; sidelines such as bee-keeping; and agronomic practices like controlling weeds with propane flaming.  For a schedule of the conference please see the brochure and registration form. For more information about the conference or exhibitor booths, contact the Extension Office in Sidney; telephone 308-254-4455; email: kdeboer1@unl.edu.

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