Upcoming Events

Community Conversations about voting - various locations

Jan 9 2017 to Jan 28 2017

Nebraskans for Civic Reform staff are hosting community conversations with voters about their experiences in the 2016 elections. They are also looking to meet potential voting rights advocates. Catch them at various locations across Nebraska in January.

2017 Growing Farmers Workshop - Hastings, Neb.

Jan 14 2017 to May 20 2017

If you dream of starting your own farm or ranch business, the Center’s workshops and farm tours are for you. Our Growing Farmers Workshop will help you learn both the business and the production sides you need to start a market farm business. The course is offered in English and translated into Spanish.

Quickbooks Training - Laurel, Neb.

Jan 24 2017 to Jan 31 2017

A free two-part QuickBooks training will be offered for local entrepreneurs and business owners this month, sponsored by the Center for Rural Affairs’ Rural Enterprise Assistance Project and the Rural Enterprise Assistance Project Women’s Business Center. 

Computers equipped with QuickBooks will be available. A professional, Diann Ballard, owner of db Consulting, and Juan Sandoval, Center for Rural Affairs’ Latino Business Director, will assist individuals with setting up their books.

Crop insurance for diverse operations: Whole Farm Revenue Protection

Jan 25 2017 to Feb 22 2017

Every farm has good years and bad years. What do you do to plan for the bad years? Do you end up taking a financial hit more often than you'd like? You might be interested in our workshops on a new form of crop insurance: Whole Farm Revenue Protection.

Conservation Workshops for Women Farmers & Landowners - Ord, Neb.

Jan 25 2017 to Apr 12 2017

In an environment with increased heavy precipitation events, a changing growing season, and temperature fluctuations, farmers are seeking to improve the efficacy of existing conservation tools.  This workshop series will assist women farmers, landowners and land managers in effectively adapting to a changing climate. 

Farm Service Agency Workshops for Farmers - Schuyler, Neb.

Jan 29 2017 to Feb 26 2017

If you're interested in developing your farm business, financing your operation, and learning what options and requirements there are, come learn about USDA's Farm Service Agency from farmers and Farm Service Agency managers.

Business Plan Basics Training - Broken Bow, Neb.

Feb 6 2017 to Mar 6 2017

Business Plan Basics, a training for existing, transitioning and startup small business owners and managers, will be offered on Mondays from Feb. 6 to March 6, in Broken Bow, Neb.

Business Plan Basics Training - Auburn, Neb.

Feb 7 2017 to Mar 7 2017

Business Plan Basics, a training for existing, transitioning and startup small business owners and managers, will be offered on Tuesdays from Feb. 7 to March 7, in Auburn, Neb.

Online Marketing Strategies - O'Neill, Neb.

Apr 13 2017

Many small business owners get caught up trying to use social media but then forget the basic necessity of having a broader online presence. 81% of shoppers conduct online searches before buying. What will your potential clients find out about you?