Ag Almanac Weekly Radio Features

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Monday, March 23 2015
Livestock Expansion Bills
LB106, LB175 and LB176 are three bills in the Nebraska legislature that would help facilitate livestock expansion in the state. Dave Aiken, Nebraska Extension Ag Law Specialist.MP3

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Tuesday, March 24 2015
Media and Communication Training
Get the skills to become a better spokesperson for agriculture. The two day training will be held April 7-8 at the Kearney Holiday Inn Convention Center. Lindsay Chichester, Nebraska Extension Educator.MP3
www.regonline.com/sensitiveissues

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Wednesday, March 25 2015
Spring Tree Care
Late winter is an excellent time to prune deciduous trees. Branches are easier to remove when not weighted down by leaves and the tree's branching structure is easy to see. Eric Berg, Community Forestry and Sustainable Landscape Program Leader.MP3
http://lancaster.unl.edu/hort/articles/2013/PruningTrees.shtml

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Thursday, March 26 2015
Livestock Assistance Programs
The 2014 Farm Bill retroactively authorized the program to provide financial assistance to cover losses back to October 1, 2011. Under the LFP producers can receive financial compensation for grazing losses from drought or fire. Jim Jansen, Nebraska Extension Educator.MP3
https://beef.unl.edu/2014-farm-bill-and-disaster-assistance-for-livestock-producers

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Friday, March 27 2015
Raising Nebraska Update
Raising Nebraska is a year round interactive agriculture experience that was unveiled at the 2014 state fair in Grand Island. From science and innovation, to community and culture Nebraska’s agricultural experience reaches everyone. Beth Janning, Nebraska Extension Educator.MP3
http://raisingnebraska.net

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