Nebraska No-till Conferences Feb. 11, Feb. 13

Nebraska No-till Conferences Feb. 11, Feb. 13

Nebraska No-till Conferences will be held next week at two sites: Feb. 11 in Syracuse and Feb. 13 in Holdrege. The programs vary by site.

Southeast Nebraska No-till Conference

Feb. 11, Syracuse, Kimmel Events Center, 120 Plum St.

Refreshments and registration begin at 9 a.m. with the program running from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Topics will include:

  • Lessons Learned from 35 Years of No-till, Paul Jasa, UNL Extension Engineer
  • Farm Profitability Outlook Tina Barrett, Nebraska Farm Business Association Director
  • Cover Crop Seeding Methods and Building Cover Crops into a Corn/Soybean System, Charles Ellis, Natural Resources Engineer, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • No-till into CRP, Paul Hay, UNL Extension Educator
  • Carbon Cycling and the Haney Test, Ray Ward, Ward Laboratories, Kearney
  • Farmer Panel of Area No-tillers

Pre-register by contacting either of these UNL Extension Educators: Monte Vandeveer at 402-269-2301 or monte.vandeveer@unl.edu or Gary Lesoing at 402-274-4755 or gary.lesoing@unl.edu. For more information and a list of sponsors see program flyer.

West Central Nebraska No-till Conference

Feb. 13, Holdrege, Phelps County Ag Center

Refreshments and registration begin at 9 a.m. with the program running from 9:25 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Topics will include:

  • Systems Approach to No-till Corn Production
  • How to Grow 250-bushel Corn with Less Water
  • Farm Profitability and Outlook
  • Cover Crop Selection and Management
  • Farmer Panel of Area No-tillers

Pre-register by Feb. 7 by contacting Extension Educator Tyler Williams in Phelps County at 308-995-4222 or twilliams2@unl.edu. For more information and a list of sponsors see program flyer.