Western Nevada College Specialty Crop Institute Presents Holistic Land Management Workshop

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Holistic land management can help farmers and ranchers better manage their resources to reap environmental and economic benefits.  Western Nevada College Specialty Crop Institute will offer a “Holistic Land Management” workshop on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the WNC Fallon Campus, 160 Campus Way in Fallon. Cost is $95 if registered by Oct. 27 and … Read More

Public Invited to the NRCS Nevada State Technical Advisory Committee Meeting on Nov. 9

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The public is invited to the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service’s (NRCS) Nevada State Technical Advisory Committee meeting on Thursday, Nov. 9 from 9 a.m. – noon.  NRCS will host the meeting at the NRCS Nevada State Office at 1365 Corporate Blvd. in Reno.  Remote video locations will be available at the USDA Service Center, NRCS offices in: Ely, Caliente, … Read More

Winter is coming: NDA caution when buying firewood

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Know what to look for to prevent being misled  With winter approaching, the Nevada Department of Agriculture(NDA) urges consumers to be careful when purchasing firewood. Advertisements can mislabel firewood, leading buyers to believe they are purchasing more wood than they actually are.  Per Nevada law, firewood measurements have specific language. Legal terms for trade of firewood in Nevada are: full … Read More

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

New Hire

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Brieanna Wooden is originally from Spring Creek, Nevada. Last year she served as the Nevada FFA State President. Wooden is currently attending the University of Nevada, Reno pursuing a double major in Agriculture Science and Secondary Education. Wooden is looking forward to starting her career at the Nevada Farm Bureau having interest in the agriculture industry, and especially eager to … 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