Upcoming Events

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.

Financing Options for a Small Farm Workshops - Schuyler, Neb.

Feb 5 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 programs 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.

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

Feb 15 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. 

Budget Minded Marketing - Lincoln, Neb.

Feb 27 2017

Women business owners and entrepreneurs will learn effective and inexpensive tools to incorporate into overall marketing plans for eCommerce OR brick and mortar businesses.

Quickbooks Training - Wayne, Neb

Mar 2 2017 to Mar 9 2017

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

Discover Independence Through Business Ownership - Beatrice, Neb.

Mar 23 2017

NGage, REAP, and FranNet of The Heartland have partnered together to offer this informative hands-on workshop on business ownership opportunities, including semi-absentee ownership allowing you to keep your current job while investing in your business on the side.

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?