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Applying Manure Management Concepts On-Farm

May 11, 2021

2021 seems to be moving in the right direction. Fairs will likely go on with little to no restrictions. Maybe best of all, this year’s Land Application Recertification sessions, called Applying Manure Management Concepts On-Farm, are scheduled to be in-person at many locations across the state in June, with one taking place in May in Lexington.

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Nebraska Extension and the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture will again be offering a student gardening competition this summer. | Shutterstock

The Biggest Grower Returns with Summer Learning, Scholarship for High Schoolers

April 15, 2021
The Biggest Grower competition, hosted by Nebraska Extension and the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, offers Nebraska high school students the opportunity to learn how to start their own small growing operation.

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A view of one of this year's Crop Production Clinics presentations, which were offered in an online format, with recordings and presentation PDFs available online for viewing on demand.

Crop Production Clinics Videos Available Online

April 15, 2021
During the 2021 Crop Production Clinics, Extension experts highlighted agronomy topics relevant to each region of the state of Nebraska during sessions hosted and recorded through Zoom. 

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Nebraska Extension Provides Interactive Introductory Field Scout Online Training May 11

April 14, 2021
A training course for summer employees working in the ag industry, as well as corn and soybean growers wanting to learn how to better manage corn and soybean pests.

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2021 Nebraska Cover Crop and Soil Health Conference Presentations Available Online

April 1, 2021
This year's conference featured seminars on soiling sensing, using aerial imagery to analyze cover crop impacts, optimizing cover crop investments and more.

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Yonts Water Conference Returns April 9 in Gering

March 12, 2021
This year's conference will feature discussion on topics such as the North Platte Valley's irrigation infrastructure, groundwater irrigation regulations, Goshen-Gering/Fort Laramie Tunnel status, water outlook, drought update and more.

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Second Annual Panhandle Soil Health Workshop Set for March 5

February 17, 2021
The second annual Panhandle Soil Health Workshop will be held virtually for producers and ag industry professionals.

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BGMA Webinars Highlight Soil Management Strategies, Groundwater Hydrology Research

February 4, 2021
The Bazile Groundwater Management Area webinars will focus on soil quality management, as well as highlight research efforts on nitrate in the Bazile creek.

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