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Regenerative ag conference will feature Gabe Brown

Nebraska Notebook: Farm transition and lease consideration workshops are scheduled for November.

October 5, 2022

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GOOD DIRT: The Central Nebraska Regenerative Ag Conference in Holdrege on Nov. 18 will feature North Dakota farmer and rancher Gabe Brown. Curt Arens

Gabe Brown, a nationally renowned North Dakota farmer and rancher, author and speaker on regenerative agriculture, is coming to Holdrege, Neb., on Nov. 18 for the Central Nebraska Regenerative Ag Conference.

A free morning session will be for FFA members and ag students from around the region. Producers are invited to the afternoon session, running from 1 to 4:30 p.m. at the Tassel Performing Arts Center in Holdrege, where Brown will share his insights into healthy soil, water management, crops and livestock practices.

Register before Nov. 14 and save $10 off the registration fee. The program is sponsored by Nebraska Extension, Central Community College and Green Cover. For information, call 308-995-8133.

Farm and ranch transition workshops

A series of farm and ranch transition and estate planning sessions are scheduled for November at several locations.

These three-hour seminars, sponsored by Nebraska Extension, are set for 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. MST Nov. 7 at the Dawes County Extension office in Chadron; 1 to 4 p.m. MST Nov. 7 at the Sheridan County Extension office in Rushville; 1 to 4 p.m. MST Nov. 8 at the Prairie Winds Community Center in Bridgeport; and 2 to 5 p.m. MST Nov. 9 at Mid Plains Community College in Ogallala.

York will also be hosting a “Returning to the Farm” workshop for families interested in the transition process and bringing more family members back to the farming operation. This session is set for 1:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Holthus Convention Center in York.

For more information, email the University of Nebraska Center for Agricultural Profitability at [email protected].

Lease considerations workshops

Two workshops are being planned to cover farm and ranch lease considerations and agricultural land management.

These seminars, sponsored by Nebraska Extension, are scheduled for 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. MST Nov. 8 at the Alliance Library in Alliance and 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. MST Nov. 9 at the Panhandle Research and Extension Center in Scottsbluff. Learn more by emailing [email protected].

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