Wilber Crop Clinic February 8

Wilber Crop Clinic February 8

Wilber Crop Clinic Flyer

Ag producers and agri-professionals can look forward to timely information for the coming crop year at the Wilber Crop Clinic Friday, Feb. 8. Host Extension Educator Randy Pryor said a wide range of presentation topics and commercial displays will be featured at this year's event at the Sokol Hall in Wilber.

“We strive to bring cutting edge, research-based information to attendees and with over 20 commercial sponsors, we are able to offer this program free to clientele,” Pryor said. The clinic will begin with registration, viewing of sponsor displays, coffee, kolaches, and rolls at 8 a.m. The educational program will be from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Speakers and Topics

  • Al Dutcher, associate state climatologist, on how El Nino impacts will likely dominate the first half of 2019.
  • Jeff Peterson, grain marketing analyst, Heartland Farm Partners, on his corn and soybean marketing outlook and opportunities for 2019.
  • Tim Creger, program manager for the Department of Agriculture Pesticide Division, on key dicamba label changes for 2019 and a program update.
  • Brad Lubben, UNL agricultural economics professor, on key provisions in the 2018 Farm Bill and what to expect.
  • Tamra Jackson-Ziems, UNL plant pathologist, with “Don’t Get Caught with Your Plants Down!”
  • Ray Ward, Ward Laboratories, on how soil health improves fertilizer efficiency and profitability.
  • Randy Pryor, host extension educator, on on-farm research being done in the area.

CCA credits will be available. Door prizes will be awarded at the end of the program.

For more information or for commercial booth space, contact Lou Hajek at the Nebraska Extension office in Saline County at 402-821-2151. For program sponsors and more details, see the program flyer.