Douglas County 4-H High School Seniors can apply for our two 4-H scholarships: Carson Valley Kiwanis/4-H Scholarship ($1000) and The Norm Sharkey Memorial Scholarship (up to $500). Scholarships will be mailed to eligible 4-H high school seniors February 9, 2018. To be eligible, you must be a 4-H High School Senior, have turned in a portfolio/record book last year and currently be a member in good standing. Scholarships and all accompanying documents are due back to the 4-H office by April 4, 4:30 PM or to the Douglas County High School by deadline listed in the applications. Contact (775) 782-9960

Date: February 9, 2018 - April 4, 2018 | Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 am
Location: Douglas County Extension Office

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About Nevada Agriculture Outlook

Agriculture is a key sector of the state’s economy as well as for many of Nevada’s rural economies. How will international and national economic trends impact Nevada’s agricultural prices and financial viability of the state’s farms? What does Internet Security look like for Agriculture?  What is the current research with Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI). These and other issues will be discussed at the Nevada Agricultural Outlook.

Agenda

8:15 to 8:30 a.m.
Introduction
Tom Harris, Professor/Extension Specialist
and Director of UNR Center for Economic Development, University of Nevada, Reno

8:30 to 9:00 a.m.
International and National Economic Trends Affecting Nevada Agriculture Malieka Landis, Research Analyst and Agricultural Economist, Food and
Agricultural Policy Research Institute, UNR Center for Economic Development, University of Nevada, Reno.

9:00 to 10:15 a.m.
Agricultural Outlook in the State of Nevada Mike Helmar, Research Analyst and Agricultural Economist, Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute, UNR Center for Economic Development, University of Nevada, Reno.

10:15 to 10:30 a.m.  – Break

10:30 to 12:00 p.m.
Impacts to Nevada Agriculture from Changes in Federal Policies and New Farm Bill
David Anderson, Professor and Extension Economist, Department of Agricultural Economics, Food and Agricultural Policy Center, Texas A&M University.

12:00 to 1:00 p.m.  – Lunch (Washoe Office)

1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Economics of Nevada ‘s Native Seed Industry
Michael Taylor, Assistant Professor/ Extension Specialist, Department of Economics, University of Nevada, Reno.

2:00 to 2:15 p.m.  – Break

2:25 to 3:15 p.m.
Analysis of Potential Impacts to Nevada Agriculture from Public Land Policies Buddy Borden, Community Development Extension Specialist, University of Nevada, Reno Cooperative Extension, Clark County Office.

3:15 to 3:30 p.m.
Questions and Wrap Up
Tom Harris, Professor/Extension Specialist and Director of UNR Center for Economic Development, University of Nevada, Reno.

Meeting Location:
Washoe County Cooperative Extension 4955 Energy Way Reno, NV 89502

Special Note: This is an interactive video meeting in which speakers will be located at Reno.

Interactive (No Fee)
Video Sites:
Churchill County Cooperative Extension Office (Tentative)
111 Sheckler Road
Fallon, NV 89406-8951

Douglas County Cooperative Extension Office
1325 Waterloo Lane Gardnerville, NV 89410

Elko County Cooperative Extension Office
701 Walnut Street
Elko, NV 89801

Humboldt County Cooperative Extension Office
1085 Fairgrounds Road Winnemucca, NV 89445-2927

Lyon County Cooperative Extension Office
504 S. Main St.
Yerington, NV 89447-0811

Pershing County Cooperative Extension Office
810 Sixth St.
Lovelock, NV 89419-0239

Date: March 28, 2018 | Time: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension

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