Nebraska Extension in Gage County
Farm Succession Plan Seminar
A University of Nebraska Extension free workshop on business succession and estate planning for farm and ranch owners, families and beginners is planned for March 1, 2017. Workshop will be held in Beatrice at the Extension Office meeting Room on Wednesday March 1 from 10:00 AM until 2:30 PM. All farmers from Southeast Nebraska and Northeast Kansas are welcome.
If you need to contact the Gage County Extension Office, the main line is down, until further notice. You can reach us by calling 402-223-1386
February 21, 2017
Gage County Extension Office Meeting Room
9:30 am - 3 pm
This workshop will assist grain producers minimize losses during this time of low prices. Nebraska Extension Educators will present location and commodity specific marketing information. Topics include developing a written marketing plan, and understanding basis and carrying charges. The workshops feature the Marketing in a New Era simulator and the Grain Marketing Plan smartphone application.
Workshop limited to 40 participants.
Windbreak Renovation Workshop
- Workshop at 9:00 am - noon
February 17 - Gage County,1115 W. Scott Street, Beatrice, NE 68310 - Pre-register at Gage County Extension Office 402-223-1384
Renovating Those Old and Damaged Windbreaks
Planting New Windbreaks
NRD Programs/Cost-Share Availability
Tree Health Issues
Emerald Ash Borer
Discovering "Root Maker" Trees
This workshop will use the Field to Market tool which uses farming practices and other production data to produce graphs and tables which allows for a comparison of one field to national, state, and local averages for the metrics of Yield, Irrigation efficiency, erosion, energy use, and green house gas emissions.
Winter Workshop Dates and Locations
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Feb 2 – The Nebraska Water Leaders Academy has accepted its seventh and largest class to date, including four CASNR alums Read more