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Upcoming Ag Events

Industrial Hemp under the 2018 Farm Bill

When: Wednesday 18 September 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Time Zone: (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US and Canada) (Please note that Daylight Saving Time (+01:00 hr) is in effect during this time)

For details on the webinar, visit: http://bit.ly/2Ztzl1r

Additional Events-

Resources for farmers and ranchers dealing with adverse weather conditions.

Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP) financially assists producers suffering from loss of livestock due to adverse weather. LIP Fact Sheet

2018 rates charged by custom operators for machine hire services and other work they provide for neighboring farms and ranches. This publication includes both Spring and Fall rates. 2018 Nebraska Farm Custom Rates

The preliminary Cornhusker Economics 2019 Farmland Values and Rental Rates:

2019 Farmland Values and Cash Rental Rates

Farm Succession powerpoint by Allan Vyhnalek, Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Featured at the Butler County Ag Expo, main topics include:

The need and importance of planning. Importance of effective family communication. How generational values effects communication. How the on-farm sibling is treated, fair or equal? Who you have on a team to work on succession. Make better use of your lawyers’ time.

Click the live link to download the 2019 Beef Cattle Report.

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