From learning about drones to hail research to visiting with the Backyard Farmer panel, an open house at the university's Eastern Nebraska Research and Education Center (ENREC) near Mead offers something for everyone. The June 12 event will take visitors "behind the scene" to see the work being done there.
Wheat in eastern Nebraska is behind normal growth stage, but has good yield potential. Weather in late May and early June, as wheat enters the critical grain fill stage, will likely dictate final yield.
This course, to be held at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Education Center near Mead, is ideal for new employees preparing to take the Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) exam and serves as an excellent refresher course for experienced personnel.
Through Annie’s Project courses farm women become empowered to be better business partners or sole operators by networking and managing critical information. Registration is now underway for three-week courses beginning in late January in Beatrice and Sidney.
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.