2022 Bazile Groundwater Management Field Day on June 30

2022 Bazile Groundwater Management Field Day on June 30

Northeast Nebraska farmers and agricultural professionals will learn about tools they can implement to mitigate nitrogen loss at the 2022 Bazile Groundwater Management Demonstration Field Day. Hosts for the day include Lewis and Clark NRD, Lower Elkhorn NRD, Lower Niobrara NRD and Upper Elkhorn NRD and local Nebraska Extension Water and Integrating Cropping Systems extension educators with funding provided from the Nebraska Environmental Trust. 

Speakers will address important tools that can be used to mitigate nitrogen loss. The BGMA Demo Field Day is scheduled for Thursday June 30, 2022 southeast of Creighton, Nebraska (From Hwy 59 and Hwy 14 Junction, go three miles south on Hwy 14, then one mile west on 869 Rd and a ½ mile south on 523 Ave.). The field day will start with registration at 1 p.m. with the educational programing starting at 1:30 p.m. and ends at 7 p.m.

Speakers and Topic:

  • Steve Melvin and Nate Dorsey, water and integrated cropping systems extension educator on variable rate irrigation.
  • Javed Iqbal, nutrient management and water quality specialist on nitrogen fertilizer deficiency and measuring nitrate leaching.
  • Aaron Hird, Natural Resources Conservation Service soil health specialist on soil infiltration and variability.
  • Xiaochen Dong, graduate student on subsoil carbon infection/remediation.

The field day is free to attend including supper, but pre-registration is requested by June 23. Visit the BGMA site for more information.

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