Loren Giesler, new Head of the UNL Department of Plant Pathology

Loren Giesler Named Head of Plant Pathology Department July 23, 2018

Loren Giesler has been named head of the Plant Pathology Department at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, effective Sept. 1, 2018. A long-time contributor to CropWatch, Giesler is a professor and extension plant pathologist in the department.

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Photo of crop scout training in a previous year
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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Farm scene

Farm and Ranch Estate Planning Workshops March 2, 2018

Farm and ranch estate planning workshops will be held at four sites in March. The workshops offer information on how farm and ranch estates can be passed to ensure the financial stability of families.

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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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Farm scene

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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