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pesticides show up in rainwater in four agricultural watersheds

Read this 2008 study on the University of Nebraska's Digital Commons. The study publishes research supported by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program done in 2003 and 2004, which found statistically significant levels of herbicides and insecticides in rainwater in Maryland, Indiana, Nebraska, and California. We'd like to know how these […]

Posted: January 3 2016
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meadowlark hearth internships

in vegetable seed growing  and grass based dairying. We are a 492 acre certified organic and Demeter certified Biodynamic farm in Scottsbluff Nebraska located in western Nebraska, on the North Platte river along the Oregon Trail.. We do intensive horticultural production on 5 acres with a focus on vegetable seed production integrated into a CSA/Market […]

Posted: February 20 2013
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women caring for the land is an important series: nebraska, iowa

to support women landowners making good decisions about stewardship. Check out the series, particularly if you know a woman landowner who could use a sustainably minded posse. Join us at an upcoming WFAN event! Wednesday, Feb. 6 Women Caring for the LandSM Meeting: Risk Management 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. United Methodist Church 509 4th […]

Posted: February 7 2013
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apprentice + crew leader positions

Some great opportunities on this Nebraska farm: Robinette Farms Apprenticeship Program Robinette Farms Crew Leader Position Robinette Farms is a small scale family farm in Martell, Nebraska. We grow 5 acres of vegetables without the use of chemicals and raise sheep, pigs, chickens and honeybees without the use of chemicals, hormones or antibiotics. Each summer […]

Posted: November 27 2012
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truck farm position, Omaha

Growing Cities is seeking a part-time, spring/summer Truck Farm Education Coordinator to begin in mid/late April.  All details below. Position Title: Truck Farm Education Coordinator Date(s): May – September 2012 Wage: 25-30 hrs/week, $10.25 per hour Program overview:  Truck Farm is an edible education project which will bring farm experiences to Omaha area youth.  It […]

Posted: March 19 2012
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awesome internship in nebraska

Organizing Internship The Center for Rural Affairs is seeking an intern to work with our organizing staff to support rural communities, small business owners, family farmers and rancher. This position will primarily focus on issues related to health care, renewable energy and clean energy transmission. The position is located in our office in Lyons, Nebraska. […]

Posted: July 14 2011
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Beginning Farmer Internship - Center for Rural Affairs

The Center for Rural Affairs is seeking an intern to work with staff to create an online database of information for beginning farmers and ranchers.  The intern will create a database of information on our Land Link program, which matches beginning farmers with landowners and retiring farmers and ranchers. The intern will also compile information […]

Posted: February 12 2011
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women in agriculture conference - nebraska

Taking Charge of Our Future, the 2011 Women in Agriculture Conference February 17 and 18 at the Holiday Inn in Kearney, NE Nebraska Women in Agriculture (WIA) is designed to assist women in their agricultural businesses or who are in businesses tied to agriculture.  The Department of Agricultural Economics recognizes the vital role that women […]

Posted: February 3 2011
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100 beef cows

check out this program from the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture.  Read an article about the program, published in the High Plains Journal, HERE NCTA's new 100 Beef Cow Ownership Advantage program has been created to provide a forum where students, parents, employers, and agencies can come together to create successful business plans and ranch […]

Posted: January 11 2011