Extension Events

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Weed Science School Jan. 29 near Mead

January 9, 2020
University, government, and industry speakers will address current weed science issues as well as recommendations for improving herbicide applications. The school will be held at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead, starting at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 3.45 p.m.

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Mark Your Calendars: Weed Science School & Women in Ag

December 22, 2019
Don't miss these great educational events coming up in the new year: Nebraska Extension Weed Science School and Nebraska Women in Agriculture.

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Grazing Cover Crop Workshops at 4 Sites in November

October 31, 2019
Local farmers and ranchers with experience grazing cover crops on row crop acres will be among the speakers at Grazing Cover Workshops to be held at four sites in November.

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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 Field Day Aug. 1

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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