Agricultural Education

Farmers assessing soybean in field during harvest
The 2024 Nebraska Soybean Production Clinic is free to attend and will offer CCA credits for each presentation.

Nebraska Soybean Production Clinic Planned for Feb. 15 in Central City

January 31, 2024
Presentations at the 2024 Soybean Production Clinic will feature Nebraska Extension research on integrated pest management, soybean planter setup, nutrient and irrigation management, plant diseases and more.

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Stacy Adams standing behind crops in greenhouse
Stacy Adams, UNL professor of practice in agronomy and horticulture, kicked off the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture's spring seminar series with his presentation on alternative production practices and hydroponic approaches and value within the food supply chain.

Agronomy and Horticulture Seminar Series Begins for Spring 2024

January 30, 2024
The spring seminar series features a new timeslot and panel of experts, set to share insights on topics such as rapid soil sensing, precision ag advancements, nitrate leaching, vegetable production, yield gap analysis and soil organic carbon.

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Women examines corn in field
The 2024 Nebraska Corn Production Clinic is free to attend and will offer CCA credits for each presentation.

Nebraska Corn Production Clinic Planned for Feb. 5 in Aurora

January 19, 2024
Topics of the free, day-long clinic in Aurora will include management of weeds, insect damage and plant disease, corn planter setup, nitrogen sources and stabilizers, fertilizer applications, and more.

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Attendees of expo listen to presentation
The Eastern Nebraska Corn and Soybean Expo on Jan. 25 combines two events at the University of Nebraska Eastern Nebraska Research, Extension and Education Center near Mead, Nebraska.

Eastern Nebraska Corn and Soybean Expo Combines Two Events on Jan. 25

January 4, 2024
Free to attend, the new corn and soybean expo combines two previous extension events — the Fremont Corn Expo and Nebraska Soybean Day and Machinery Expo — into one full day of research, presentations, industry updates and more.

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Tammy Mittelstet on RFD-TV

Mittelstet Talks Nebraska Ag Education with RFD-TV

November 17, 2023
In this RFD-TV segment, Tammy Mittelstet, CASNR statewide education and careers pathways coordinator, discusses the educational programs offered across the state to prepare K-12 students for ag-related careers.

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Corn in droughty field
This year's program will assist producers with making decisions for the 2024 growing season, as well as renewing their private pesticide applicator licenses.

Confronting Cropping Challenges Program to be Offered in November 2023

November 16, 2023
In its seventh year, Nebraska Extension's Confronting Cropping Challenges program will help producers in northeastern Nebraska with current and emerging cropping issues.

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Colfax County #2 team listens to educator in field
Colfax County #2 team members participate in a discussion during the 2023 Regional Youth Crop Scouting Competition. After winning first place in the state competition, the team placed second in regionals.

Future Agronomists at Work

September 29, 2023
All Nebraska youth who participated in the 2023 Regional Youth Crop Scouting Competition earned accolades for exhibiting their knowledge and skills in nine separate crop scouting exercises throughout the contest. 

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AgroHort seminar series banner for Sept. 15

Agronomy and Horticulture Seminar Series Kicks Off for Fall 2023

September 14, 2023
The fall seminar series features a new lineup of experts presenting research and insights from fertigation techniques and pest management to the latest advances in plant genetics.

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