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Plains Edition Ag Calendar for 3-5-11

March 5-April 5

• Cranefest, Kearney, Neb., Great Platte River Road Archway, learn about the Sandhill Crane migration, gather information or plan a guided tour, (308) 237-1000.

March 6

• Honoring Women’s History Month, Beatrice, Neb., Homestead National Monument of America, (402) 223-3514.

March 8

• Nebraska Beef Council Board of Directors Meeting, Kearney, Neb., at office, 1 p.m., (800) 421-5326.

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• Ranching for Profitability Meeting, Kimball, Neb., Event Center, 4:30 p.m., (308) 235-3122.

March 9-10

• 45th Annual Triumph of Agriculture Exposition, Omaha, Neb., Qwest Center, contact Bob Mancuso, Jr., (402) 346-8003.

March 10

• Chemigation Training, McCook, Neb., Fairgrounds, 4-H building, 1 p.m., Robert Tigner, (308) 882-4731.

• Farm & Ranch Clinic, North Platte, Neb., contact Rural Response Hotline, (800) 464-0258.

March 13

• Migration and Inspiration Performance, Wood River, Neb., Performing Arts Center, by Dr. Karine Gil of the Crane Trust, (308) 583-2606.

March 16

• Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers Program, Mead, Neb., UNL’s Ag Research and Development Center, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Keith Glewen, (402) 624-8030, (800) 529-8030.

March 17

• Farm & Ranch Clinic, Lexington, Neb., contact Rural Response Hotline, (800) 464-0258.

March 18-19

• St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, O’Neill, Neb., grand parade, historical program, children’s carnival, fish fry and performances by Irish dancers, (402) 336-2355.

March 19

• 2011 Rivers & Wildlife Celebration’s Wild Experience, Kearney, Neb., Holiday Inn, celebrate the annual migration of the Sandhill Cranes and other waterfowl, hands-on family activities, (402) 472-8741.

• National Quilting Day Festivities, Lincoln, Neb., International Quilt Study Center, lectures, demos, displays, tours of the museum, (402) 483-0453.

March 19-20

• Big Mac Sports Expo, Ogallala, Neb., Keith County Fairgrounds, (308) 284-4487.

March 19-26

• Cranefest, Minden, Neb., crane artwork, pancake feed, concerts, refreshments, play production, (308) 832-1811.

March 30

• Pesticide Safety Education Training, Imperial, Neb., Fairgrounds, 1 p.m., Robert Tigner, (308) 882-4731.

• Cropping System and Beef Production Practicum, North Platte, Neb., hands-on program, Tim Shaver, (308) 696-6714.

March 31

• Cropping System and Beef Production Practicum, Brule, Neb., hands-on program, Tim Shaver, (308) 696-6714.

April 4-9

• Great Expectations – Community Baby Shower, North Platte, Neb., area drop locations benefitting the Women’s Resource Center, contact Amy Williams, (308) 539-0072.

March 5-April 5

• Cranefest, Kearney, Neb., Great Platte River Road Archway, learn about the Sandhill Crane migration, gather information or plan a guided tour, (308) 237-1000.

March 6

• Honoring Women’s History Month, Beatrice, Neb., Homestead National Monument of America, (402) 223-3514.

March 8

• Nebraska Beef Council Board of Directors Meeting, Kearney, Neb., at office, 1 p.m., (800) 421-5326.

• Ranching for Profitability Meeting, Kimball, Neb., Event Center, 4:30 p.m., (308) 235-3122.

March 9-10

• 45th Annual Triumph of Agriculture Exposition, Omaha, Neb., Qwest Center, contact Bob Mancuso, Jr., (402) 346-8003.

March 10

• Chemigation Training, McCook, Neb., Fairgrounds, 4-H building, 1 p.m., Robert Tigner, (308) 882-4731.

• Farm & Ranch Clinic, North Platte, Neb., contact Rural Response Hotline, (800) 464-0258.

March 13

• Migration and Inspiration Performance, Wood River, Neb., Performing Arts Center, by Dr. Karine Gil of the Crane Trust, (308) 583-2606.

March 16

• Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers Program, Mead, Neb., UNL’s Ag Research and Development Center, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Keith Glewen, (402) 624-8030, (800) 529-8030.

March 17

• Farm & Ranch Clinic, Lexington, Neb., contact Rural Response Hotline, (800) 464-0258.

March 18-19

• St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, O’Neill, Neb., grand parade, historical program, children’s carnival, fish fry and performances by Irish dancers, (402) 336-2355.

March 19

• 2011 Rivers & Wildlife Celebration’s Wild Experience, Kearney, Neb., Holiday Inn, celebrate the annual migration of the Sandhill Cranes and other waterfowl, hands-on family activities, (402) 472-8741.

• National Quilting Day Festivities, Lincoln, Neb., International Quilt Study Center, lectures, demos, displays, tours of the museum, (402) 483-0453.

March 19-20

• Big Mac Sports Expo, Ogallala, Neb., Keith County Fairgrounds, (308) 284-4487.

March 19-26

• Cranefest, Minden, Neb., crane artwork, pancake feed, concerts, refreshments, play production, (308) 832-1811.

March 30

• Pesticide Safety Education Training, Imperial, Neb., Fairgrounds, 1 p.m., Robert Tigner, (308) 882-4731.

• Cropping System and Beef Production Practicum, North Platte, Neb., hands-on program, Tim Shaver, (308) 696-6714.

March 31

• Cropping System and Beef Production Practicum, Brule, Neb., hands-on program, Tim Shaver, (308) 696-6714.

April 4-9

• Great Expectations – Community Baby Shower, North Platte, Neb., area drop locations benefitting the Women’s Resource Center, contact Amy Williams, (308) 539-0072.