Confronting Crop Challenges will be the focus of five meetings to be held in northeast Nebraska this December. Each offers updates on recent crop and pest issues in eastern Nebraska as well as pesticide applicator recertification training.
View an array of cover crop systems in southeast Nebraska, hear from farmers using cover crops, and learn about integrating livestock during this free bus tour. Register now to ensure your seat and lunch.
Examine and work with corn and soybean plants from early vegetative to maturity growth stages at Nebraska Extension’s Midwest Soybean and Corn Production Clinics Aug. 22-23. Register now to get hands-on field experience with crop scientists.
Nebraska Extension’s Aug. 22 Midwest Soybean Production Clinic and Aug. 23 Midwest Corn Production Clinic will provide in-field opportunities for participants to work with crops in the early vegetative stages of growth through maturity.
Industry representatives and corn and soybean growers wanting to learn how to better manage corn and soybean pests should plan to attend the Nebraska Extension Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers program March 13.
Cover crops offer many benefits, such as improved soil heath and reduced erosion. The challenges lie in the details, including what cover crops to use and how to use them. The Feb. 15 Nebraska Cover Crop Conference tackles these topics for growers using a corn/soybean rotation.