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Industry representatives and corn and soybean growers wanting to learn how to better manage corn and soybean pests are encouraged to attend a May 9 field crop scout training offered by Nebraska Extension.

Entry-Level Field Crop Scout Training May 9 April 27, 2018

A May 9 Nebraska Extension training course is designed for industry representatives and corn and soybean growers to learn how to better identify and manage corn and soybean pests.

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Heuermann Lecture Looks at Local Impact of Global Trade March 13 March 8, 2018

What are the local impacts of global changes and what do they mean for Nebraska? These are two of the questions that will be addressed during the final Heuermann Lecture of the 2017-18 season March 13 in Lincoln.

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"Changing Governments, Changing Trade: Impacts from Global to Local" will be the theme of a March 13 symposium at the university's Innovation Campus in Lincoln.

Yeutter Symposium to Highlight Issues of International Trade in Nebraska March 1, 2018

International trade is critical to Nebraska's agricultural and industrial economy and will be highlighted at a March 13 symposium "Changing Governments, Changing Trade: Impacts from Global to Local."

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Join "So You've Inherited a Farm" 2-Part Webinar Feb. 19, 26 February 1, 2018

Those who have inherited farmland or may do so in the future are encouraged to register for a two-part online webinar “So You’ve Inherited a Farm, Now What?” Offered by Nebraska Extension, the webinars will be held in the evenings of Feb. 19 and 26.

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Grain Marketing App

Extension App for Grain Marketing Plans Now Available for Android February 1, 2018

A Nebraska Extension mobile app to help corn, soybean, and wheat farmers manage their operations in a rapidly changing price environment is now available in Apple and Android.

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Figure 1. Precision ag technologies including variable rate planting and liquid fertilizer application (pictured above) can be used to automatically carry out on-farm research using yield monitor data collected during harvest. (Photo by Joe Luck)

Learn about On-Farm Precision Ag Research Project Jan. 10 December 21, 2017

Learn what farmers are learning from a university research project using GPS-guided precision ag technology at a Jan. 10 meeting in Grand Island. Growers are currently being sought to participate in the project for 2018.

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Registration Open for Nebraska Hops Grower, Brewer Conference September 27, 2017

University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension presents the 2nd Annual Nebraska Grower and Brewer Conference and Trade Show Jan. 18 and 19 at the Embassy Suites Downtown in Omaha.

The two-day conference will feature a variety of sessions for hop growers and craft brewers.

Prominent speakers from across the country will discuss:

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Cover crops
Figure 1. A new two-year study led by researchers from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will focus on the benefits of cover crops. (Photo by Chris Proctor)

Nebraska Research to Examine Benefits of Cover Crop July 27, 2017

A new, multi-state, two-year study led by researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will focus on the benefits of cover crops in soybean cropping systems, including finding the balance between lower soybean yields from shorter-season varieties and increased cover crop biomass after early soybean harvest.

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