Upcoming Events

2017 Growing Farmers Workshop - Hastings, Neb.

Jan 14 2017 to Jun 10 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.

Town Hall Forum - Lexington, Neb.

Apr 27 2017

Center for Rural Affairs will host a town hall forum to discuss and hear from community members about a state legislative tax proposal. Panelists in agriculture and education, as well as community leaders, will share their views on the tax discussion surrounding LB 461.

Sales Tax Affects Everyone - Lincoln

May 16 2017

Join this free information session co-hosted by the Center for Rural Affair's Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) and Southeast Community College Entrepreneurship Center covering the basics of sales/use tax.

2017 Nebraska InnovateHER Challenge - Lincoln, Neb.

Jun 2 2017

InnovateHER 2017: Innovating for Women Business Challenge

Application packages are due May 19, 2017.

Five finalists will be selected to participate in a marketing pitch competition in Lincoln on June 2, 2017.

Answering the Call: Veteran Farmer Conference

Jun 22 2017

“Answering the Call” will provide veteran farmers an avenue to network, and an opportunity to discover resources and services that are readily available to them.

The one-day, free conference includes a lunch on a farm followed by two local farm tours.