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   There are a lot of winter Ag programs for farmers and agronomists to attend. I want to highlight some of the offerings from Nebraska Extension coming up in January and February.     

Review of applications to begin January 3, 2022 and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. To view details of the position and create an application, go to http://employment.unl.edu. Search for position F_210214. Click on “Apply to this job.” Complete the application. Attach 1) a letter of interest that describes your qualifications for the job and anticipated contributions; 2) your curriculum vitae; and 3) contact information for three professional references. In addition, please complete the supplemental questions asked in the application.

Join us for the Nebraska Local Food and Farm Conference on Feb. 4th and 5th for a dynamic collaboration combining the Regional Food Systems Annual Summit with the Specialty Crops Conference & Trade Show and the Sustainable Agriculture Conference. This conference is a dynamic collaboration combining Nebraska Sustainable Agriculture Societies Healthy Farms Conference, the Nebraska Regional Food Systems Summit, and the Nebraska Specialty Crops Conference & Trade Show into two full days of educational sessions, farmer forums, roundtable conversations, and keynotes.

Practical, Profitable, Environmentally Sound, High-Impact Training for Agricultural Professionals and Producers.

Topics include soil fertility, soil water and irrigation, insect pests, plant diseases, weeds, cropping systems, and agribusiness management and marketing.

All sessions run from 8:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

CCA credits available. Commercial and private pesticide license recertification offered.

Visa, MasterCard, and Discover are accepted online. If you wish to call, mail, or fax your registration, there is an additional $10 fee.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Center for Agricultural Profitability has scheduled a series of land management workshops to address the financial resiliency necessary for agricultural operations to sustain risk while remaining profitable.

“Building Farm and Ranch Resiliency in the Age of Financial Uncertainty” will be presented at locations across Nebraska between December and February. The workshops will cover cash rental rates, land values, leasing strategies, landlord-tenant communication, farm and ranch succession planning and an overview of farm programs for landowners.

Area beef producers should make plans to attend the annual Three-State Beef Conference that is scheduled for January 11, 12 and 13, 2022 with locations in Iowa, Missouri, and Nebraska. The Three-State Beef Conference is designed to give beef cattle producers and others in the beef industry in Iowa, Missouri, and Nebraska a regular update on current sire, cow-calf, and economic topics. All sessions will be held during the evening to help accommodate producers who work off the farm during the day. 


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Student scholarships available for 2022 Women in Agriculture conference

January 12, 2022
The Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference will award up to 15 scholarships to students to attend the 2022 Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference, Feb. 24 and 25 in Kearney.

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Registration open for ServSafe® training Feb. 15-16 in Scottsbluff

January 7, 2022

Lincoln, Neb. —Nebraska Extension will offer ServSafe Manager Training Program for food service managers and employees Feb. 15-16 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in Scottsbluff, at the Bluestem Room at the Panhandle Research and Extension Center, 4502 Avenue I. 

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Panhandle Perspectives: 2021 Nebraska dry edible bean trial results on CropWatch website

January 6, 2022
Results of the 2020 variety trials for dry edible beans conducted by the University of Nebraska Panhandle Research and Extension Center have been posted on the Nebraska Extension CropWatch website.

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