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Nebraska Researchers on Multi-State Team to Study Psychology of Water Use May 17, 2017

Six University of Nebraska researchers will join colleagues at Penn State University, Arizona State University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service (USDA/ARS) to develop a model for engaging communities and stakeholders around issues of sustainable water use. The project will help us better understand how farmers and other water users get information and make decisions about water usage in agriculture.

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Laura Thompson and Dean Stevens in the field
Figure 1. Laura Thompson discusses an on-farm research plan with Dean Stevens, a corn-soybean farmer near Falls City. A new tool on the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network website allows growers to find out about research projects conducted on farms in their area.

Find Nearby On-Farm Research Results More Quickly with New Website April 26, 2017

A new tool on the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network website allows growers to click on a map of Nebraska to find out about research projects conducted on farms in their area.

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Registration is open until April 20 for a two-day national irrigation academy for ag educators. It will be held in Grand Island in June.

Registration Open for National Irrigation Academy for Educators March 31, 2017

Ag educators can learn about irrigation systems and related teaching curriculum at the 2017 Irrigation Agriculture Faculty Academy. The national conference, sponsored by the national Irrigation Foundation, will be held in Grand Island June 8-9.

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Water and Global Resources Focus of April Heuermann Lecture March 29, 2017

Former California Secretary of Agriculture Arthur Gen "A.G." Kawamura will discuss water and global resources during the next Heuermann Lecture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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LEAD Fellowship Applications Available for Group 37; Due June 15 March 23, 2017

Fellowship applications for Nebraska LEAD (Leadership Education/Action Development) group 37 are now available for men and women involved in production agriculture or agribusiness.

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Aerial Imagery, New Management Technologies Among NeATA Topics January 24, 2017

The annual Nebraska Agricultural Technologies Association (NeATA) conference will be held Feb. 1-2 at the Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center, 2021 Transformation Dr., Lincoln.

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Land Application Training in January and February January 12, 2017

Eight Nebraska Extension offices will offer workshops in January and February on how to turn manure nutrients into better crop yields while protecting the environment.

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Farm Beginnings Program to Begin Jan. 7 in Nebraska City December 8, 2016

Nebraska Extension will begin its 9th Farm Beginnings

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