Nebraska Extension Event

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Nebraska Extension Weed Science School on Nov. 9 Near Mead

October 13, 2022
University and industry speakers will address current weed science issues and recommendations for improving herbicide applications for management of herbicide-resistant weeds.

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Crop Insurance Workshop Oct. 19 in Grand Island

September 22, 2022
Topics covered during the daylong workshop will include livestock risk protection, expectations for the 2023 Farm Bill, outlooks for crop and livestock markets, how crop insurance fraud is investigated, macroeconomic trends and climate trends.

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Cover crop field
Attendees will get a first-hand look at the effects of tillage on soil health at this year's Soil Health and Cover Crop Field Day on Sept. 20 at the University of Nebraska Rogers Memorial Farm near Lincoln.

2022 Cover Crop and Soil Health Field Day

September 8, 2022
This year's field day will feature a new statewide study evaluating cover crop variety selection and performance, on-site examinations of soil from a long-term tillage study and more.

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2021 Alfalfa and Wheat Expo attendees
Attendees of the 2021 inaugural Southeast Nebraska Alfalfa and Wheat Expo listen as former Nebraska Extension Educator Melissa Bartels shares insights about alfalfa diseases.

2022 Southeast Nebraska Alfalfa and Wheat Expo on Sept. 1

August 18, 2022
The second annual expo will feature extension insights on a wide array of alfalfa and winter wheat concerns — variety recommendations, underseeding red clover, cost-share programs, and research on pest, disease and irrigation management. 

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Panhandle plots
A view of some of the research plots surrounding the Panhandle Research, Extension and Education Center. (CropWatch file photo)

Explore New Research and Technology at Panhandle Tour Aug. 23

August 10, 2022
Free to attend, the field day includes plot tours that will highlight research on pulse crops, sensor-based irrigation, breeding program and white mold updates for dry beans, and pest management in sunflowers.

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Tour participants
Daran Rudnick, Nebraska Extension irrigation management specialist, speaks to participants during a past Water, Crops and Soil Health Field Day. (CropWatch file photo)

WCREEC Set to Host Annual Water and Crops Field Day

August 10, 2022
This year’s sessions will feature in-field soil health trial demos, a producer panel on current ag challenges like global supply chain issues, plus expert insights into the future on fertilizer and ag chemical availability for next year.

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CMDC crowd
Attendees listen to a Nebraska Extension research update on soybean production at a past Crop Management Diagnostic Clinic.

Nebraska Extension Provides In-field Training in August on Corn and Soybean Production

August 5, 2022
Eight CCA credits have been approved for this year's clinics, which will feature the latest research on crop genetics, irrigation, insect and weed management, plant pathology, soil fertility and live on-site plot demos.

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Amit Jhala at SCAL field day
Amit Jhala, Department of Agronomy and Horticulture associate professor and extension weed management specialist, discusses management of glyphosate-resistant weeds in corn and soybean.

2022 Weed Management Field Day Presentations Available Online

August 2, 2022
This year's demos featured weed control in corn and soybean that included efficacy, crop safety and comparison of new herbicides and non-chemical methods for weed control.

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