Nebraska Extension Event

Nebraska Extension Educator John Wilson will show pollinator friendly landscaping and pollinator plantings in CRP at the Aug. 18 Pollinator Field Day at Tekamah.

Pollinator Field Day Aug. 18 at Tekamah August 10, 2017

Learn about the value of bees as pollinators and get up close and friendly with a hive (only if you choose to don a bee suit) at the Eastern Nebraska Pollinator Field Day Aug. 18 in Tekamah.

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Nevin Lawrence speaking at 2016 Nebraska Dry Bean Field Day
Figure 1. The 2017 Dry Bean Field Day offers updates on the latest western Nebraska research. In this file photo Integrated Weed Management Specialist Nevin Lawrence talks about pigweed control in dry beans at the 2016 Dry Bean Field Tour at the Panhandle Research and Extension Center. (Photo by David Ostdiek)

Annual Nebraska Dry Bean Field Tour set for Aug. 22 August 9, 2017

Direct harvest, weed management, irrigation, genetics, disease control, and the economy are among the timely topics to be covered during the 2017 Dry Bean Field Tour, scheduled for August 22 at the University of Nebraska Panhandle Research and Extension Center in Scottsbluff.

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Figure 1. Daran Rudnick, Nebraska Extension irrigation specialist at the West Central REC, shares details of the UNL-TAPS project with some tour participants earlier this summer.

West Cental REC Water and Crops Field Day Aug. 24 August 7, 2017

Learn from growers and researchers testing new ways to maintain or increase crop yields while saving water at the Water and Crops Field Day August 24 in North Platte. University researchers from Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Colorado as well as Nebraska will speak on water-efficient crop production.

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Attendees at the 2016 Soybean Management Field Day
Figure 1. Cropping systems specialist Rodrigo Werle covers the latest research and technology to assist soybean producers during a 2016 Soybean Management Field Day near Cordova. (Photo by Deloris Pittman)

Soybean Management Field Days Aug. 8-11 at 4 Locations July 27, 2017

The 19th annual Soybean Management Field Days will key in on how producers can manage operations to increase profits and better compete in a global economy. Speakers will look at effects of early season crop stress on production; insect, disease, and weed management challenges; impacts of new herbicide formulations, crop water use, and many other factors affecting yield this year.

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An agronomy day camp in Curtis

Agronomy Youth Field Day August 9 at Curtis July 27, 2017

Youth ages nine to 14 years old and adults are invited to the 2nd annual Agronomy Youth Field Day at the campus of the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture on August 9. Participants will gain important life skills while discovering the science behind Nebraska crop production.

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Hops Workshop July 19 at Panhandle REC in Scottsbluff June 30, 2017

The University of Nebraska and the University of Wyoming will be hosting a hops workshop July 19 at the UNL Panhandle Research and Extension Center in Scottsbluff, one of five Nebraska sites evaluating the suitability of various hop varieties for production.

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Hop bines
Figure 1. Hop bines growing at Midwest Hop Producers' hops yard in Plattsmouth.

Hops Field Day and Scouting Workshop July 22 June 27, 2017

Registration is open for the Hops Field Day and Scouting Workshop July 22 in Plattsmouth. Topics will include hop yard design, irrigation, major pests and diseases, and weed management. Hands-on in-field scouting, harvesting equipment displays, and an update on hop-growing efforts statewide will be included.

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Christenson Bldg at Eastern Nebaska Research and Extension Center
A precision agriculture class looks up as an unmanned aerial vechicle captures the scene at the Christenson Building at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center.

New Eastern Nebraska Research & Extension Center Open House June 29 June 8, 2017

The University of Nebraska Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center (ENREC), representing 53 counties and multiple research and extension facilities, will be hosting its first open house Thursday, June 29 at the former ARDC near Mead.

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