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Women in Agriculture to present Love of the Land conference in North Platte

Lincoln, Neb., Nov. 10., 2021 – Nebraska Extension’s Women in Agriculture program will host the Love of the Land Conference for female farmland owners and tenants looking to improve their business management skills, Dec. 9 at the Sandhills Convention Center, 2102 S. Jeffers St., in North Platte.

Industry experts will present workshops covering lease agreements, rental rates, mental health, crop and livestock insurance and more.

Cow-Calf Management with Limited Perennial Acres – Workshop Series 

Managing cow-calf pairs with limited perennial acres will be the topic of discussion in Alma, Nebraska on December 6 and Wayne, Nebraska on December 8, 2021. Drought is a reoccurring plight that frequently reduces perennial forages available for grazing while conversion of pasture ground to crop ground continues to reduce available pasturelands. Increasing costs of production and high taxes make diversifying income and increasing the use of land necessary to get the most out of every acre.

Connecting During the Holidays

Written by Brandy VanDeWalle, Extension Educator in Fillmore County

November 22, 2021 

Confronting Cropping Challenges Program to be Offered in December 2021

 

Producers in northeast Nebraska will have an opportunity to learn from cropping issues that impacted the area during the 2021 growing season. The Confronting Cropping Challenges program will help producers make decisions for the 2022 growing season and they can renew their private pesticide applicator license. This is the fifth year for the Confronting Cropping Challenges program, and responses from previous years have been very positive. This year the program will be offered in five locations across northeast Nebraska in December. The program will begin at 1 p.m. and conclude at 4 p.m.

Winter Care of Houseplants

November 2021 8 pgs PDF

Fed Steer Challenge 2022 4-H event dates Nebraska Young Artist Awards 4-H Horse Advisory Committee Livestock Achievement Program NWSS Catch-A-Calf Program Returning to the Farm Program An more in this months' 4-H in Focus......

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Dec. 15 Extension workshop to cover crop inputs, cost of production

November 22, 2021

Lincoln, Neb. —Nebraska Extension will present a live workshop covering 2022 inputs and cost of production for crop producers on Dec. 15 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Panhandle Research, Extension, and Education Center, 4502 Avenue I, Scottsbluff.

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Nebraska Soybean Day and Machinery Expo offers 2022 growing season information

November 22, 2021
The 2021 Nebraska Soybean Day and Machinery Expo on Thursday, Dec. 16 will assist soybean producers in planning for next year's growing season.

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Nebraska Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program Training is Open for 2022

November 17, 2021

Lincoln, Neb. —Interested in learning more about gardening and landscape practices? Are you a plant enthusiast? Do you have a passion for giving back to the community by sharing science-based horticulture information? Nebraska Extension is announcing applications are available for beginning training as a volunteer in the Extension Master Gardener program. 2022 training classes will be offering virtual training.  

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