Kat Caswell - Extension Educator

insect damage on soybean leaf from thistle caterpillar

Extension Crop and Pest Reports (June 15-19)

June 16, 2020
Extension educators report on what they are seeing in the fields this week in Madison, Pierce, Antelope, Platte, Boone, Nance, Merrick, Hitchcock, Hayes, Frontier and Red Willow counties.

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Should I Consider Spring Wheat in My Cropping System?

February 19, 2020
Beginning in the 1970’s winter wheat was included in Ecofarming rotations with no-till corn or grain sorghum and summer fallow as a means to capture and maintain soil water through snow retention, increased infiltration, reduced evaporation, and weed control with herbicides instead of tillage.

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Nebraska Extension Offering Its First Ever Crops Practicum

January 30, 2020
The Nebraska Crops Practicum is a hands-on educational program that highlights research, techniques and technologies used in agricultural research, pest management and sustainable agriculture while encouraging best management practices to improve farm efficiency and profitability. Registration ends March 5th.

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Kat Caswell and Michael SIndelar

Two Cropping Systems Educators Join Extension

July 13, 2018
Welcome to two Extension Educators who started this month: Katherine Caswell in McCook and Michael Sindelar in Clay Center.

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