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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  Closing 

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.

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