Brandy VanDeWalle - Extension Educator
Eight teams comprised of Nebraska youth competed in this year's Nebraska Youth Crop Scouting Competition.
August 17, 2023
Following their third place victory in 2022, the Colfax County 4-H #2 team claimed first place honors in this year's competition, securing the opportunity to compete at regionals in September.
May 4, 2023
The Aug. 2 competition will feature events on crop staging, patterns of crop injury, disease, insect and weed seedling identification, pesticide safety, nutrient disorders and herbicide injury.
Participants of the 2022 Innovative Youth Corn Competition experimented with using supplemental sulfur, fertigation, PrairieFood, Pivot Bio and cover crops to boost yields and maximize their return on investment.
March 9, 2023
Arlington FFA Chapter members Aaron Fuchs and Braden Monke placed first in the 2022 contest with their study on supplemental sulfur, which increased plant health and final yield of their corn crop.
November 11, 2022
The keynote speaker, Virginia Tech Professor Emeritus David Kohl, will share his insights on the current state and future of the global ag economy.
Youth from from Arlington, Colfax, Cuming and Johnson counties participated in this year's Youth Crop Scouting Competition, hosted by Nebraska Extension.
August 25, 2022
First and second place winning teams will be headed to Indiana in mid-September to represent Nebraska in the regional youth crop scouting competition.
The York County 4-H CSI team won first place in this year's Innovative Youth Corn Challenge for their project that compared the use of Xyway fungicide in-furrow to control diseases throughout the season versus no fungicide.
February 10, 2022
Find out which team won this year's Innovative Youth Corn Challenge and learn more about the research competitors conducted in their projects — plus, registration now open for the 2022 competition.
Participants of the 2021 Youth Crop Scouting Competition, hosted by Nebraska Extension.
August 10, 2021
Participants were able to compete in-person at this year's Youth Crop Scouting Competition, which annually offers education and hands-on learning experiences on all aspects of crop scouting.
May 27, 2021
Nebraska Extension is pleased to present the 8th annual Crop Scouting Competition for Nebraska youth. Youth interested in crops can learn about crop growth and development and basic crop scouting principles.