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(Neb.)-Training Available For Specialty Crop Growers

By: Roxie Graham-Marski Posted at: 03/07/2014 02:54 PM
     LINCOLN, Neb. (ASSOCIATED PRESS) - Specialty crop growers in Nebraska can learn business and marketing skills at a series of workshops throughout the state.
 
     The training sessions are geared toward producers of specialty fruits and vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, flowers and Christmas trees. Growers of all experiences levels are invited.
 
     Workshops are scheduled for Saturday at the Kearney Public Library, from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.; March 22 at the UNL Northeast Research & Extension Center in Norfolk, from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and April 5 at the Panhandle Research & Extension Center in Scottsbluff, from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 
     Participants must pay a $10 registration fee. The sessions are sponsored by the group Buy Fresh Buy Local Nebraska and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.


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