The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is hosting the 2011 Indian Agriculture and Rural Summit April 28-29 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at John Ascuaga's Nugget in Sparks, Nev. The conference will feature a number of educational, youth and cultural programs, and will address many issues facing Native Americans in agriculture. The deadline for registering is April 6.
The conference includes sessions on:
• the Cobell and Keepseagle lawsuits
• direct marketing strategies
• food safety requirements
• farm-to-school programs
• business planning and budgeting
• federal insurance, loan and grant programs.
The event is sponsored by the …