Nevada Farm Bureau Announces 2014 Photo Contest

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Calling all photographers! The 2014 Nevada Farm Bureau Photo Contest is underway. The Nevada Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committee sponsors the annual photo contest. For the first time, photographers will submit photos based on seasons. The best photographs from each season will be selected and judged in October for cash prizes. Deadlines to submit photographs from each season are: Winter … Read More

UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OFFERS TRAINING FOR USE OF PESTICIDES

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RENO, Nev. – University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, in partnership with the Nevada Department of Agriculture, is offering a free workshop Jan. 29 to train people throughout the state how to properly handle and use pesticides. The workshop is meant for certified applicators, people who regularly handle pesticides as part of their jobs, such as farmers, ranchers, park employees and … Read More

Something for Everyone at 2014 Nevada Small Farm Conference Feb. 20-22

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Sparks, Nev.—Calling all farmers and ranchers, beginning or experienced, rural or urban, and business and community members: the 2014 Nevada Small Farm Conference has something for everyone at John Ascuaga’s Nugget in Sparks, Feb. 20-22. Interested in traditional topics such as soils, bee keeping and egg production?  Or innovative topics like agritourism, fodder production and renewable energy?  The Small Farm … Read More

Elko County Ranchers Winners in Statewide Video Contest

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Sparks, Nev – Elko County ranchers Travis and Amber Miller won first place, adult division, in the 2013 Nevada Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committee Video Contest. The Miller’s are members of Elko County Farm Bureau and have actively been involved in promoting agriculture through the Farm Bureau’s video and photo contests. Their video “A Day on the Gund Ranch” tells … Read More

Nevada Farm Bureau Applauds Court’s Decision To Temporarily Stop Eastern Nevada Water Transfer to Las Vegas

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Sparks, Nev, December 12, 2013 – Nevada Farm Bureau applauds Senior District Judge Robert Estes and his ruling that will temporarily stop the Southern Nevada Water Authority from pumping billions of gallons of water from eastern Nevada. The court ruled that the “State Engineer’s rulings is remanded: for recalculation of water available from the respective basins; for additional hydrological study … Read More

Great Basin College Offering New Course: “Prepare For Your Agricultural Loan”

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The Great Basin College and Herds for Harvest program from the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension (UNCE) will offer an agricultural loan class for cattlemen and producers during the spring of 2014. Called “Prepare for Your Agricultural Loan,” this course will improve agriculturists’ knowledge of the loan process and will help ready them when they begin applying for loans. After … Read More

Legislative Commission Defers Proposed Trap Registration

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Las Vegas, Nev – Legislators serving on the Legislative Commission deferred a proposed regulation when they met on October22 that would require all traps to be registered, including those used to protect private property. The Legislative Commission unanimously deferred the regulation until after the 2015 Legislative Session. The language of SB 213 did not adequately reflect legislative intent that allows … Read More

Nevada Farm Bureau and Department of Agriculture to hold 2013 Southern Nevada Agriculture Conference

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  [mantra-multi][mantra-column width=”1/4″] [/mantra-column] [mantra-column width=”1/2″][/mantra-column] [mantra-column width=”1/4″] [/mantra-column] [/mantra-multi]       SPARKS, Nev.  – The Nevada Farm Bureau Federation and the Nevada Department of Agriculture are holding the 2013 Southern Nevada Agriculture Conference Thursday, Nov. 21 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Las Vegas. The event is at the Santa Fe Station Hotel and Casino. Lunch will be provided … Read More