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“Using cover crops in western Nebraska” is the theme for the Annual Western Sustainable Ag Crops and Livestock Conference set for Dec. 7 at Ogallala.

Speakers with decades of experience in sustainable, organic and holistic agricultural operations will share their expertise in using cover crops, as well as vegetable growing, grazing management, wheat breeding, and the impact of bees on food production. The conference will take place at the Ogallala Extended Campus Mid-Plains Community College, 512 East B Street, South, from 8:45 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Pre-registration is due by Nov. 27. To download a brochure and registration form, go to For more information about the conference or exhibitor booths, contact Extension Educator Karen DeBoer at the UNL Extension Office in Sidney; telephone 308-254-4455; email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Sponsors include University of Nebraska Extension, Nebraska Sustainable Agriculture Society (NSAS) and Organic Crop Improvement Association Nebraska Chapter 2.