Soils and Crop Diagnostics Clinics
Nebraska Extension Provides Late Season and Soils In-Field Training
July 30, 2015
Nebraska Extension is offering a clinic focusing on the physical, chemical, and biological properties of soil on Aug. 26 and a late season crop diagnostic clinic on Aug. 27.
Both in-field clinics will be held at the University of Nebraska's Agricultural Research and Development Center near Mead. The Nebraska Extension clinics begin at 7:15 a.m. with the program starting at 8 a.m. Participants will meet at the August N. Christenson Research and Education Building.
Aug. 26 presentations include:
- Management Considerations to Improve the Physical, Chemical and Biological Properties of Soil
- Measuring Bulk Density, Porosity and Infiltration
- Physical Soil Properties
- Cover Crops for Improving the Soil
- What is Soil Biology?
- Soil Characteristics, Productivity and Landscape Position
- Chemical Soil Properties
CCA credits (7.5) have been applied for.
Late Season Crop Diagnostics Clinic
Aug. 27 presentations include:
- Late Season Disease Diagnosis and Update
- Double Duty Cover Crops: Improving the Soil and Producing Forage
- Applied Soybean Physiology: Why Soybeans Do What They Do!
- The Future of Row Spacing and Corn Plant Populations
- Evaluating Hail Damage in Corn
- Crop Scene Investigation (CSI)
CCA credits (9) have been applied for.
Registration and Information
Early registration is recommended to reserve a seat and resource materials. Cost for one clinic is $170 for those registering one week in advance and $220 after that date
For more information or to register, contact Nebraska Extension CMDC Programs, 1071 County Road G, Ithaca, NE 68033, call (800) 529-8030, fax (402) 624-8010, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Web at http://ardc.unl.edu/training.shtml.