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Events
We have events both virtually and in-person, at several locations in Nebraska and Iowa. Check out the latest below.

Upcoming Events

From small business trainings to beginning farmer learning circles to town hall events with lawmakers and more, we strive to connect you with resources and peers across rural communities.

Jul
18
Si estas en busca de aprender como iniciar un negocio de una operación caprina, no te pierdas esta serie. Aprenderás acerca de la reproducción y gestación de una cabra y podrás participar en persona en una granja y ver una operación de distintas cabras.
  • Farm and Food
Jul
18
If you are a producer interested in expanding your business and products to wholesale, retail, or restaurant markets, don't miss out on the MarketReady Advanced Topic Webinar series that will help you navigate insurance options, marketing, and how to properly package and label your products.
  • Farm and Food
Jul
18
If you are a military vet and are interested in agriculture, join this 11-session series where you will learn about different types of farm stores through agrotourism. You will hear from experienced farmers and farm leaders about the ins and outs of a farm store and challenges they have faced.
  • Farm and Food
Jul
24
Join a roundtable discussion with other women entrepreneurs and learn about the resources available for women-owned small businesses.
  • Lending
Aug
02
Learn how to develop your management skills in every facet of the agriculture industry at this year's Women's in Agriculture Conference: Sowing Seeds for Generations.
  • Farm and Food
Aug
02
Explore organic certification and how to navigate marketing, business planning, organic crop production, and more during this year's Organic Transition Academy.
  • Farm and Food
Aug
06
Explore all things cover crop-related during a field day. Farmers of all experience levels are invited to learn about what works and what doesn’t with cover crops.
  • Farm and Food
Aug
12
¿Deseas conocer a otros empresarios cómo tú? Acércate a nuestro evento de Negocios con Café donde conocerás a otros empresarios y podrás obtener consejos de negocio.
  • Lending
Aug
13
Acompáñanos para una taza de café y conoce a otros emprendedores. En este evento podrás establecer relaciones, aprender y crecer con otros dueños de negocio, brindándote la oportunidad de compartir conocimientos, ideas innovadoras y estrategias efectivas en el mundo empresarial.
  • Lending
Aug
22
With more than 20,000 copies of its self-distributed original CD, Ivory Star became one of Nebraska’s most successful bands from the ‘90s, and its story is being told on screen. Time to Shine is a documentary of their story and rise to regional fame.
  • Small Towns
Sep
03
Learn how to navigate generational farm transitioning and transitions from non-family farms at this field day. From collaborating for non-family farm transition to renovating old infrastructure, you'll learn from a first-generation farm family and their experiences.
  • Farm and Food
Oct
26
Explore prairie lands and find out how you can restore native upland prairie through careful selection of eco-typical seeds.
  • Farm and Food
Nov
08
Join us for the second annual Southwest Iowa Local Foods Summit featuring educational sessions from regional speakers, featured businesses along Malvern’s Main Street, locally sourced food, and networking opportunities.
  • Small Towns
  • Farm and Food