Agriculture

Wed
20
Apr
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Heuermann Lecture to Focus on Food, Ag Research

Lincoln, NE, Apri l 19, 2016—Sally Rockey, executive director of the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, will speak at the next Heuermann Lecture April 26. Rockey will highlight new ways of thinking about publicprivate partnerships and how to leverage collaboration to drive innovation in food and agriculture.
 
Wed
13
Apr
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LEAD Fellowship Apps Available for Group 36

Lincoln, Neb. — Fellowship applications for Nebraska LEAD (Leadership Education/Action Development) group 36 are available for men and women involved in production agriculture or agribusiness. “Up to 30 motivated men and women with demonstrated leadership potential will be selected from five geographic districts across our state,” said Terry Hejny, Nebraska LEAD Program director.
 
 
Wed
06
Apr
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Pelicans Pass Through Area...

Hundreds of pelicans have made southeast Clay County their home over the course of the past two weeks flying back and forth between a few area ponds and the Hansen Waterfowl Protection Area, located just north of Highway 74 along Road X. The Hansen WPA, north of Ong, has been a hotbed flyway for all types of migrant birds during the late winter and early spring seasons

 

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Wed
30
Mar
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Seminar to Offer Info about Farm Management

Anyone who owns farmland may want to participate in a seminar to receive information and education about the ownership of farmland, put on by the Nebraska Extension office in Adams County. Participants will learn management strategies for this asset by attending the seminar in Hastings, at the Adams County Fairgrounds, 947 S. Baltimore Ave.
 
 
Wed
23
Mar
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Panel Calls for Annual Investment for Wildlife Conservation

LINCOLN–A nationwide panel of energy, business and conservation leaders on March 2 released its recommendations on how to avert the nation’s growing endangered species crisis, according to the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (AFWA).

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Wed
16
Mar
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Nearly A Year Later...

The old bridge running across School Creek, at the intersection of Highway 6 and Road S in Clay County, has new life after flooding from June 3-6, 2015 made the old bridge impassible. Van Kirk Bros. Construction installed a new box culvert for the Clay County Roads Department, with much of the work completed as of early this week. -CCN Photo and File Photo by Tory Duncan  

 

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Wed
09
Mar
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Rural Energy for America Program Grants Due May 2

Lincoln, NE., March 8, 2016 -- The Rural Energy for America Program (REAP), is a program that helps agriculture producers and businesses reduce their energy usage and improve their profitability through grants and/or guaranteed loans. Assistance is available for energy efficiency improvements and renewable energy systems. REAP grants are available for up to 25% of the total eligible project costs.
 
Wed
02
Mar
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LBNRD, TBNRD Initiate Voluntary Integrated Management Plan

The Boards of Directors for the Little Blue and Tri-Basin Natural Resources Districts have taken action to initiate voluntary integrated management plans for their respective districts. The Integrated Management Plans will be cooperative efforts between the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources and the two natural resources districts.
 
Wed
02
Mar
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LBNRD, TBNRD Initiate Voluntary Integrated Management Plan

The Boards of Directors for the Little Blue and Tri-Basin Natural Resources Districts have taken action to initiate voluntary integrated management plans for their respective districts. The Integrated Management Plans will be cooperative efforts between the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources and the two natural resources districts.
 
Wed
24
Feb
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Sutton FFA Hosts First-Ever Ag Industry Appreciation Night

Sutton FFA’s first-ever Ag Industry Appreciation Meal on Sunday, Feb. 21, recognized and thanked local FFA supporters, as well as promote FFA activities and agriculture education. Following a meal made by FFA alumni, contributors to the night’s event were recognized including, CPI, Enogen, AgVenture, AgWest Commodities, Mack Inc., Astra Bank, Crop Production Services, Asgrow, Dekalb, Farm Credit Services of America, and Ely Farms.
 

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