Extension Events

Good Farmer to Great Manager Record-Keeping Course at 2 Sites July 12, 2019

The difference between a good farmer and a great manager often comes down to knowing the true financial position of a farm. Good records make it possible to track an operation’s financial position. Learn how to get your records in order at upcoming workshops in Lincoln and Bridgeport.

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Aerial view of field trials at the university's South Central Agricultural Lab near Clay Center.
Each year more than 100 applied field research trials are conducted at SCAL by Nebraska faculty and USDA Agricultural Research Service scientists.

View Latest Field Research at South Central Ag Lab Field Day July 11, 2019

Research on cover crops, sensor-based nitrogen management, herbicide-resistant weeds, and the latest trials of insect, disease, and weed management will be in the spotlight Aug. 1 at the South Central Agricultural Lab Field Day. Multiple tours allow guests to focus on their interest areas.

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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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