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UNCE seminars offered to tribal farmers, ranchers
by Tribune Staff
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CARSON CITY –– Nevada tribal agricultural producers can learn about record-keeping methods, as well as tax management and insurance strategies that contribute to successful agribusiness operations at a seminar offered around the state this month. The program, Tribal Agriculture Record-Keeping and Tax Management, will be conducted as a half-day seminar at five separate reservations. The seminar is free. 

The program is sponsored by University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources with funding provided by the USDA Risk Management Agency.  

These workshops will provide an overview of federal tax issues related to tribal agricultural producers, including review of tax forms 1099 and 1040 as well as filing requirements. In addition, record-keeping procedures using QuickBooks software will be presented along with a discussion of balance sheet items such as depreciation alternatives.

Lunch will be provided and two door prizes of the QuickBooks Pro program will be given away at each workshop. All workshops times will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the following locations: 

Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe: Friday, March 19, 2010

Pyramid Lake Tribal Conference Room, 208 Capital Hill, Nixon, Nev.  89424  

Duck Valley Paiute and Shoshone Tribes: Monday, March 22, 2010

South Fork Te-Moak of Western Shoshone Tribe: Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Duckwater Shoshone Tribe: Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Walker Paiute / Fallon Paiute and Shoshone Tribes: Friday, March 26, 2010

Cooperative Extension is the college that extends knowledge from the University of Nevada to local communities to address important issues. It is ranked as one of the country’s top 150 research institutions by the Carnegie Foundation and is home to America’s sixth-largest study abroad program, as well as the state’s oldest and largest medical school.

For more information or to register, contact Randy Emm at 316-1184.
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