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Nebraska 4-H along with the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Department of Animal Science is offering the Nebraska 4-H Fed Steer Challenge. The Fed Steer Challenge is a new opportunity for youth and is designed to cultivate the next generation of leaders in the Nebraska cattle industry.

Harlan County Extension recently published monthly newsletter

This 2-page document list the types of Bt present in all commercialized corn in the U.S.A. in a concise format. It presents the trade names for traits, Bt event, protein(s) expressed, targeted insects and herbicide traits.

Now in its 15th year, this table has become the standard as an authoritative reference to Bt toxins in corn. Dr. Chris DiFonzo at Michigan State University is the primary author, and questions or comments should be directed to her. If you would like to reprint the table in a local publication or  extension bulletin, contact Chris DiFonzo (difonzo@msu.edu or 517-353-5328) for a version modifiable for your state. 

The all-land average value in Nebraska for the year ending February 1, 2019 averaged about 3 percent lower than the year before. This marks five consecutive years of declining land values.
The state average was $2,645 per acre or about a $75 per acre decline to the prior year’s value of $2,720 per acre.

https://agecon.unl.edu/realestate/2019-farm-real-estate-report

Nebraska Farm Real Estate Values Continue Gradual Declines in 2019

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Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference is Feb. 20-21

January 3, 2020
The annual Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference will celebrate 35 years Feb. 20 and 21 at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Kearney.

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2020 Master Gardener training

November 7, 2019

Lincoln, Neb. — Nebraska Extension is offering Master Gardener training throughout the state in 2020. The Nebraska EMG program is a horticulture-related volunteer training program based in many counties and has been part of Nebraska Extension since 1976.

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