Plains Edition Ag events
February 2 – 3
Outdoor Expo, North Platte, Neb., D&N Event Center, family oriented activities and exhibits, (308) 532-4966.
Precision Ag School, Larned, Kan., also in-depth wheat production, 8:45 a.m.-4 p.m., Richard Snell, (620) 793-1910.
February 5 – 6
Mid-America Alfalfa Expo, Kearney, Neb., Buffalo Co. Fairgrounds, Barb Kinnan, (800) 743-1649.
UNL Water Lecture Series – Saltcedar Management Options, Lincoln, Neb., Hardin Hall, presenter-Keith Duncan, 3:30 p.m., (402) 472-3305.
February 6 – 7
Buffalo Bill Farm & Ranch Expo, North Platte, Neb., D&N Event Center, exhibits, demonstrations, equipment and new products, (308) 532-4966.
Corn Disease Management Workshop, Mead, Neb., UNL Agricultural Research and Development Center, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Keith Glewen, (402) 624-8030.
Farmland Leases Workshop, Scribner, Neb., Mohr Auditorium, (402) 727-2775.
February 8 – 9
Women Managing the Farm Conference, Hutchinson, Kan., Grand Prairie Hotel, Richard Snell, (620) 793-1910.
Nebraska Beef Feedlot Roundtable, Bridgeport, Neb., Prairie Winds Community Center, (402) 472-6402.
UNL Water Lecture Series – Ecological Implications of Climate Change, Lincoln, Neb., Hardin Hall, presenter-Rosina Bierbaum, 3:30 p.m., (402) 472-3305.
Nebraska Beef Feedlot Roundtable, Lexington, Neb., Holiday Inn Express, (402) 472-6402.
Nebraska Beef Feedlot Roundtable, Norfolk, Neb., Lifelong Learning Center, (402) 472-6402.
Farmer and Ranchers Clinic, North Platte, Neb., contact Michelle at the Nebraska Farm Hotline, (800) 464-0258.
Nebraska Pork Industry Day, Lincoln, Neb., Cornhusker Marriott-Lower Level, contact Nebraska Pork Producers Assn.
Farmland Leases Workshop, Mead, Neb., UNL’s Ag Research and Development Center, (402) 624-8030.
Cattelmen’s Classic, Kearney, Neb., Buffalo Co. Fairgrounds, (308) 627-6385.
Nebraska No-Till Conference, Mead, Neb., 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Keith Glewen, (402) 624-8030.
Farm and Home Show, Broken Bow, Neb., Red Line Equipment building, Dave Birnie, (308) 872-2471.
Sprayer Calibration and GPS School, Great Bend, Kan., Barton Co. 4-H Grounds, Richard Snell, (620) 793-1910.
Nebraska No-Till Conference, Holdrege, Neb., Ag Center, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., (308) 995-4222.
Women in Ag Conference, Kearney, Neb., Holiday Inn, (800) 535-3456.
Irrigation Management Workshop, Red Cloud, Neb., Fairgrounds, 1 – 3:30 p.m., Steve Melvin, (800) 367-4424.
Land Application Updates Workshop, two-hour internet workshop, 9-11 a.m., contact your local extension office to preregister or Leslie Johnson, (402) 584-3818.
Irrigation Management Workshop, Minden, Neb., Fairgrounds, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Steve Melvin, (800) 367-4424.
February 28-March 1
11th Annual Nebraska Winery and Grape Growers Forum and Trade Show, Kearney, Neb., Holiday Inn Conference Center, Donna Michel, (402) 472-8747.
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