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Producers analyze soybean plants at the 2015 late-season crop management diagnostic clinic. (Photo by Deloris Pittman)
Producers analyze soybean plants at the 2015 late-season crop management diagnostic clinic. (Photo by Deloris Pittman)

Late Season Crop Diagnostics Clinic and Corn Soybean School at ARDC

August 12, 2016
Two August Nebraska Extension all-day events will examine in-season crop management practices, what happened in Nebraska fields this year, and potential situations that could still arise." The Late Season Crop Diagnostic Clinic will be Aug. 24 and the Corn and Soybean Production School will be Aug. 25.

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Participants and presenters at the 2015 Nebraska Soybean Management Field Day
Participants and presenters at the 2015 Nebraska Soybean Management Field Day

Soybean Management Field Days Aug. 9-12

July 29, 2016
Management is the key word for the 2016 Soybean Management Field Days which will address some of the big challenges that each farm must manage — water, weeds, fertility, pests and markets. The events will be Aug. 9 near Orchard, Aug. 10 near Chapman, Aug. 11 near Cordova, and Aug. 12 near Schuyler.

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Custom Rate Survey Shows Shifting Machinery, Fuel Costs

July 15, 2016

Recent findings from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's 2016 Custom Rates Survey show changing rates for machinery operations and related services. The survey summarizes the current rates charged for specific machinery operations commonly used by agricultural producers.

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Calling Tomorrow's Ag Leaders: LEAD Applications Due June 15

May 27, 2016

Fellowship applications for Nebraska LEAD (Leadership Education/Action Development) group 36 are available for men and women involved in production agriculture or agribusiness.

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Water & Natural Resources Tour June 14-16

May 2, 2016

The annual water and natural resources tour, hosted by the University of  Nebraska's Nebraska Water Center and the Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District, will be in Colorado this summer.

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Silage Conference: What to Grow and How to Store and Price It

April 22, 2016
Iowa State University and University of Nebraska—Lincoln will be hosting a one-day Silage for Beef Cattle Conference June 17 to explore best practices for making, storing and using silage.

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Heuermann Lecture Focus on Innovative Food and Agricultural Research

April 20, 2016
Sally Rockey, executive director of the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, will speak at the next Heuermann Lecture April 26. Rockey will highlight new ways of thinking about public-private partnerships and how to leverage collaboration to drive innovation in food and agriculture.

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Nebraska Hall of Agricultural Achievement to Honor 4, Elect New Members

April 5, 2016

The Nebraska Hall of Agricultural Achievement will honor Doris and Ivan Rush, Doug Gibson, and Frank Johannsen at a banquet this Friday, April 8, in Lincoln.

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