Corn Disease Updates Aug. 4-5; Samples Welcomed

Corn Disease Updates Aug. 4-5; Samples Welcomed July 28, 2016

Corn Disease Updates, hosted by Nebraska Extension and sponsored by the Nebraska Corn Board, will be held at three more sites in the next two weeks.

Crop consultants, industry personnel, and growers are invited to attend to learn more about corn disease occurrences and how to identify, differentiate, and manage this year's diseases. Attendees are welcome to bring corn disease samples they'd like to discuss. Please RSVP to the host Nebraska Extension educator for the specific location to provide a count for the meal or refreshments, depending on the site.

  • Neligh — Thursday, July 28 at the Antelope County Fairgrounds at 6:30 p.m., with meal, hosted by Amy Timmerman, Nebraska Extension Educator, 402-336-2760
  • Lexington — Thursday, Aug. 4 at the Dawson County Fairgrounds at 1 p.m., with refreshments, hosted by Sarah Schlund, Nebraska Extension Educator, 308-324-5501
  • Grant — Friday, Aug. 5  at the UNL Stumpf Wheat Center at 1 p.m., hosted by Strahinja Stepanovic, Nebraska Extension Educator, 308-352-4340