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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.

2018 Nebraska Farm Custom Rates Statewide Survey Summary

By Glennis McClure

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2018 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Report

Final results from the Nebraska Farm Real Estate Survey show a fourth consecutive year of declining Nebraska agricultural land values. The statewide average value dropped 4 percent to $2,720 per acre. This is an 18 percent reduction since land values peaked in 2014.
https://agecon.unl.edu/research/2018-nebraska-farm-real-estate.pdf

The 2018 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Highlights provides insight on recent trends in agricultural land values and rental rates across Nebraska.  The agricultural land values and rental rates in the report represent averages for different regions within Nebraska based on surveys completed by agricultural panel members.  This publication was created for informative purposes to assist you in making educated decisions regarding your agricultural business.

The current Nebraska agricultural land values can be viewed on pages 3 - 7 of this report. 
The current cash rental rates can be found on pages 14 & 15.



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Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers is March 5
Feb 21 – Agriculture industry representatives and corn and soybean growers wanting to better manage pests are encouraged to attend the Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers course March 5 at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead, 1071 County Road G. Read more
Lincoln to host AgrAbility National Training Workshop in March
Feb 12 – Agricultural workers with disabilities or chronic illness, their families and professional staff are invited to the AgrAbility National Training Workshop from March 25-28 at the Embassy Suites in downtown Lincoln. Read more