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Nebraska Ag Update  |  November 2, 2018
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NDA, UNL receive funding from USDA for specialty crop projects

 
The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) and the University of Nebraska– Lincoln will receive nearly $700,000 in funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to: study hops, wine grapes and dry beans; monitor invasive pests; and encourage healthy snacking in schools.

The funding comes from the USDA’s Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP), which supports the research, development and marketing of specialty crops. NDA manages the Nebraska program. » Read more

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The Nebraska Department of Agriculture encourages producers of sensitive crops as well as pesticide applicators to take advantage of the DriftWatch webpage. Craig Romary, with our Plant Health Protection area, discusses DriftWatch on this week's NDA Update. » Listen here

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