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Registration is Now Open! 2022 NE Women In Ag Conference

The Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference is an annual two-day event designed to educate and uplift women involved in any aspect of Nebraska's agricultural industry. Through workshops and presentations, attendees will learn how to better manage risk, improve their farms and ranches and become more successful operators and business partners. Join us Thursday and Friday, February 24 & 25 at the Holiday Inn Convention Center, Kearney, NE. Early registration $150, Feb. 10 or later $175.

Information & Registration 

LINCOLN, Neb. August 6, 2021 - Nebraska's farm real estate value, a measurement of the
value of all land and buildings on farms, increased from 2020, according to USDA's National
Agricultural Statistics Service. Farm real estate value for 2021 averaged $3,100 per acre, up
$310 per acre (up 11%) from last year.
Cropland value increased 14% from last year to $4,960 per acre. Dryland cropland value
averaged $3,990 per acre, $530 higher than last year. Irrigated cropland value averaged
$6,530 per acre, $710 above a year ago. Pastureland, at $1,080 per acre, was $40 higher than
the previous year.
Cash rents paid to landlords in 2021 for cropland increased from last year. Irrigated cropland

DICAMBA TRAINING: Dicamba Training will be conducted by the companies, not UNL. Most have an online training option. Some also have live webinars and in-person meetings. Please see each company’s info:

Ag Opportunites

Jan. 20, 25, 27: Know your options, Know your numbers (virtual), 6:30-8:30 p.m., https://wia.unl.edu/know
Jan. 21: Crop Production Clinic, ENREC near Ithaca 

Nebraska Extension invites producers to learn more. “Knowledge that Helps Cultivate Opportunities”: 

Nebraska Extension in Butler County

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