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Join the NCTA Livestock Judging Team and 4-H Youth Animal Science Field Day for two days of education and fun, in Curtis, Nebraska.

May 22 & 23, 2019

Join us for the NCTA Livestock Judging Camp, May 22nd and Youth Animal Science Field Day, May 23rd. These events are open to all youth ages 8-18 years old.

Nebraska Farm Real Estate Values Continue Gradual Declines in 2019
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Tractor Safety Training Required by Law for Teen Farm/Ranch Workers

 The most common cause of agricultural-related death in Nebraska is overturned tractors and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs).  Employing anyone uncertified under age 16 is a liability risk for farmers if those children operate such equipment.

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2019 training covers pesticide label changes, avoiding off-target movement

Lincoln, Neb. — About 6,500 private applicators of restricted-use pesticides will have their state licenses expire in 2019. For them, or for anyone seeking first-time private applicator certification, Nebraska Extension training is available in one of about 200 sessions from January through April.

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Science and agriculture family field day in northeast Nebraska
Jun 19 – The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Haskell Agricultural Laboratory near Concord will host a science and agriculture family field day on July 24. Read more
Nebraska Extension field day for management of glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth in soybean
May 30 – Growers, crop consultants and extension educators interested in management of glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth are encouraged to attend Nebraska Extension's field day, supported by the Nebraska Soybean Board, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. July 10 near Carleton. Read more