Nebraska Extension in Holt & Boyd Counties

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As beef producers look ahead to 2016, what will the upcoming year bring? The annual “Ranching for Profitability” series will be held across Nebraska in mid-January to cover timely beef issues. Nebraska Extension beef specialists and educators will cover a variety of topics that may influence the cowherd. To find out what topics will be covered at your meeting, check with the local extension contact. Local meeting will be held in O'Neill on Jan. 14

Nebraska Extension will be hosting a beef marketing workshop on Thursday, February 11, 2016, from 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm. at the Holt County Annex in O’Neill, Nebraska. Join Dr. Jay Parsons, Dr. Kate Brooks, and Jim Jansen with Nebraska Extension as they present a beef marketing workshop on information and tools designed to help manage market risk to achieve your production goals. Topics covered during the workshop include determining your cost of production, understanding your market environment, and reviewing available marketing tools. Specific marketing tools covered during the workshop include futures and options as well as Livestock Risk Protection (LRP) Insurance.

Here is a listing of pesticide training dates being held in the local area. By attending any session you will fulfill the requirements for recertification if your license expires April 15, 2016. The cost to participate in the training is $30 which is due the day of the program. Also please bring your bar-coded letter sent by NDA which contains your full address and certification number (you should have received late in 2015).
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