Late Season Crop Diagnostic Clinic Aug. 30 at ARDC - UNL CropWatch, August 9, 2012

Late Season Crop Diagnostic Clinic Aug. 30 at ARDC - UNL CropWatch, August 9, 2012

August 9, 2012

A UNL Crop Management and Diagnostic Clinic Aug. 30 will provide a close-up look at late-season field conditions.

The UNL Extension clinic will be held at the Agricultural Research and Development Center near Mead. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with the clinic starting at 8 a.m.

Topics include:

  • switchgrass for bioenergy,
  • sensing – canopy reflectance and sidedress nitrogen applications,
  • the power of Hybrid Maize – late season validation,
  • how cornstalks can bring value back to Nebraska,
  • corn and soybean disease ID and management, and
  • herbicide resistance, timing, and control recommendations for winter annuals.

Presenters include UNL extension educators, specialists and industry representatives.

Nine Certified Crop Adviser credits have been applied for in the areas of pest management – 3, crop production – 2.5, soil and water management – 2, and nutrient management – 1.5.

Cost for this clinic is $160 for those registering one week in advance and $210 after.

For more information or to register, contact the ARDC at CMDC Programs, 1071 County Road G, Ithaca, NE 68033, call (800) 529-8030, fax (402) 624-8010, email cdunbar2@unl.edu or visit the Web at http://ardc.unl.edu/training.shtml.