Extension Events

Rowan Ballagh works a chute with new assistive technology.

Lincoln to Host AgrAbility National Training Workshop in March January 31, 2019

Agricultural workers with disabilities or chronic illness, their families, and professional staff are invited to the national conference, the foremost educational event in the nation addressing disabilities in agriculture. Applications for travel stipends for the conference are due by Feb. 7.

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Field of wheat

Save the Dates: Wheat and Small Grain Field Days January 28, 2019

Dates for the University of Nebraska Wheat and Small Grains Field Days have been set for mid-June in eastern and western Nebraska.

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Nebraska farmer Joe Birkel on the benefits of on-farm research

Growers Statewide to Share On-Farm Research January 28, 2019

More than 70 farmer-led, on-farm research projects on products, practices, and new technologies impacting farm productivity and profitability will be featured at the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network meetings this February.

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Wilber Crop Clinic February 8 January 24, 2019

Cutting edge, research-based information will be the focus of this regional clinic for farmers and agri-business.

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Cover crop field trial

Conference Offers Information, Answers for Today’s Farming Challenges January 11, 2019

Managing today’s weed challenges, integrating cover crops, and identifying and controlling new pest threats are among the featured topics at the Nebraska Crop Management Conference Jan. 28-29 in Kearney. Day-of, walk-in registrations will be accepted.

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Land application of manure with a solid manure spreader (Photo by Robb Meinen, Pennsylvania State University)
Land application of manure with a solid manure spreader (Photo by Robb Meinen, Pennsylvania State University)

Manure Land Application Training at 8 Sites January 3, 2019

Turning manure nutrients into better crop yields while protecting the environment will be the focus of eight Nebraska Extension workshops being held across the state this February.

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Pipe-irrigated corn in west central Nebraska

Crop Production Roadshow to Tour West Central Nebraska in Mid-January December 19, 2018

This free meeting series will focus on production issues and research updates specific to west-central Nebraska. Topics will include soil improvement, cover crops, nutrient management, weed identification, herbicide strategies, and crop marketing.

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Grain sorghum

2019 Sorghum Symposium Jan. 24 December 19, 2018

This farmer-focused educational program will provide timely information to help sorghum farmers make confident, informed production and management decisions for the 2019 cropping season.

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