Online farming workshops set for October and November

Farm and Food

Lucia Schulz, project assistant,, 402.750.5727; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager,, 402.687.2100 ext 1025. Para obtener una versión de este comunicado de prensa en español, haga clic aquí.

LYONS, NEBRASKA – Nebraska beginning farmers and ranchers are invited to attend free, virtual workshops designed to explore different agricultural enterprises, hosted by the Center for Rural Affairs.

“Explore Farming” will take place on Thursdays, Oct. 22 and 29, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. CT, via online video conference. A second virtual series will occur on Nov. 12 and 19 at the same time. Each session will be offered in Spanish.

“If you see yourself farming, but aren't sure where to start, these sessions will help you," said Lucia Schulz, Center for Rural Affairs’ project assistant. “Throughout the workshops, we will identify your farming strengths and weaknesses and prepare you to make decisions with those in mind.”

The October session will be instructed by Schulz. Registration is required by Oct. 21. To sign up, email or call 402.750.5727.

Eunice Ramirez will instruct the November classes. To register, email or call 402.380.0973. The deadline is Nov. 11.

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This event is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Outreach Assistance to Socially-Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers Competitive Grants Program, otherwise known as the 2501 Program.

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