New Hire

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Bailey Kelton was born and raised in the agriculture industry and brought up from Yerington, Nevada. Her passion runs deep with the cattle industry, particularly Purebred polled Herefords. She started showing heifers at the age of six and continued her career into 4-H and FFA. Outside these associations she continues to show through the American Hereford Association and The California … Read More

Save The Date For The Nevada Farm Bureau Annual Meeting

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As the leaves began to change the count down has begun to the Nevada Farm Bureau annual convention. The 98th annual convention will take place November 16-18, at the Carson Valley Inn in Minden, Nev. Registration for the 98th annual convention is now available at, http://nvfb.org/annual-meeting/. This year’s registration cost is $140, which includes entry to all events and four … Read More

Nevada Centennial Awards applications due Oct. 27

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The Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) is accepting applications for the 2017 Nevada Centennial Ranch and Farm Awards until Oct. 27. The application is available online and can be submitted via email or by mailing to the NDA at 405 South 21st St. in Reno, Nev. 89436. To qualify to be recognized as a Centennial Ranch or Farm, an applicant’s … Read More

New Member Benefit With John Deere

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Nevada Farm Bureau and John Deere are excited to announce a new partnership that will give Farm Bureau members special access to John Deere’s GreenFleet Loyalty Rewards program, providing members with a free two-year Platinum membership. This new member discount program will strengthen the existing partnership between John Deere and Farm Bureau, and continue to grow John Deere’s dedication to … Read More

Bacon and Chicken Up, OJ Too

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Higher retail prices for several foods, including bacon, chicken breast, orange juice, sliced deli ham and flour resulted in a slight increase in the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Fall Harvest Marketbasket Survey. The informal survey shows the total cost of 16 food items that can be used to prepare one or more meals was $51.13, up $1.43, or about 3 … Read More

Military, Conservationists and Rancher Join Forces for Economy and Wildlife

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The Nature Conservancy has purchased a conservation easement on approximately 2,785 acres of the Smith Creek Ranch in Churchill and Lander counties in central Nevada. The effort supports sustainable ranching and habitat conservation. A conservation easement is a legally binding agreement that prevents development while protecting important natural working land conservation values. Smith Creek Ranch is in the heart of … Read More

Western Nevada College Specialty Crop Institute Announces Hoop House Production Workshop

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As harvest season winds down, farmers will be returning to the classroom to learn new techniques and trends for crop production. Western Nevada College Specialty Crop Institute will offer “Hoop House Production” workshop on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the WNC Fallon Campus, 160 Campus Way in Fallon. Cost is $35 if registered by Sept. … Read More

Texas Farm Bureau establishes Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

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The Nevada Farm Bureau is sadden by the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey. We encourage members if possible to donate to help aid in the recovery efforts. The Texas Farm Bureau has established a relief fund to address the agricultural losses inflicted by Hurricane Harvey. The category four storm struck Texas with a vengeance, flooding Texas farm communities, small towns … Read More

West Nile Virus found in three western Nevada horses It’s not too late to vaccinate horses and protect against disease

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The Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) has confirmed three horses tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) in western Nevada in the last two weeks. All three horses were not vaccinated. “Vaccination is the best protection horse owners have for their animals,” Dr. JJ Goicoechea, the NDA’s state veterinarian, said. “With the increased numbers of mosquitoes this year, it’s important … Read More