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Nebraska Ag Update  |  February 3, 2017
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NDA to offer season extension seminar February 23 in Kearney

Produce growers can learn how to extend their growing and harvest seasons at a Season Extension Seminar hosted by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA).
 
“Consumers want the opportunity to purchase fresh, locally-grown produce throughout the year,” said Casey Foster, NDA program specialist. “This Season Extension Seminar will educate growers on opportunities available to extend their growing season while connecting them with a retailer interested in sourcing local produce.”
 
The seminar will include information on affordable financing options, strategies on marketing and selling specialty crops, growing practices related to season extension methods and a cooking demo using locally-grown produce. »  Read more

NDA currently has 552 produce growers listed on its Nebraska Farmers Market Database.

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