Beginning Farmer & Rancher News

Women Farmers and Ranchers Lend a Hand

Some days my phone is ringing off the hook with people calling and telling me they want to get involved in agriculture. The newbies almost always want to know how they can start their own farm or ranch. I dispense the same advice every time: get some experience.

Training our Future Women Gardeners, Farmers, and Ranchers

Attention women who are getting started in gardening, farming, and ranching. We have some great learning opportunities for you here in Nebraska!

If you are dreaming of owning a farm or ranch, we have just the session for you. Our Farm Dreams Workshop is designed to help people seeking practical, common-sense information on whether farming or ranching is the right next step.

We Are Rural: Advocacy

After a two-year debate, a new farm bill cleared the House and Senate as our annual report headed to the printer. It was a heck of a fight. We won some and lost some. Many of you weighed in throughout to speak up for investments in beginners, small businesses, and natural resources.

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