Nebraska Extension Event

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Brad Ramsdale, professor of agronomy at the Nebraska College for Technical Agriculture, discusses plant and weed identification with a group of youth at a previous Youth Agronomy Field Day. (Photo by Kathy Burr)

Agronomy Youth Field Day Kicks Off July 6

June 28, 2022
Nebraska youth will spend the day immersed in activities to learn more about weed identification, plant growth stages, insect management, using ag tech for irrigation management, and more.

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2021 Youth Crop Scouting competition participants

Youth Crop Scouting Competition — Connecting Youth with Crops

June 8, 2022
Nebraska youth who want to test their scouting skills and learn more about crop growth and development are encouraged to participate in the ninth annual Crop Scouting Competition on Aug. 3.

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4Rs Nutrient Stewardship Field Day Set for July 19

April 21, 2022
Topics of the field day will include nitrogen inhibitor's performance in corn, sulfur management, variable rate nitrogen sensing systems, and a sensor-based fertigation demo. 

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Amit Jhala at SCAL field day
The 2022 Weed Management Field Day will feature on-site demonstrations of new technology and herbicides for corn, soybean and sorghum.

Nebraska Extension Weed Management Field Day June 29 at South Central Agricultural Laboratory

April 15, 2022
This year's field day will include on-site demonstrations of new technology and herbicides, including including Enlist corn and soybean, XtendFlex soybean, iGrowth and INZEN sorghum.

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Children in tractor
For safety training, Nebraska teens will have two locations to choose from — North Platte and Grand Island — and six locations where they can take the final tractor driving test to receive certification. See testing sites and registration information below.

Tractor Safety Days Scheduled for Nebraska Teens this Summer

April 14, 2022
Two training locations and six testing locations will be available to Nebraska teens seeking tractor and equipment safety certification.

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Plant in seedling container

Nebraska Extension Offers Introductory Level Crop Scout Training May 17

April 13, 2022
The in-person training course is designed to give entry-level scouts and students the opportunity to learn practical knowledge on crop scouting to improve their accuracy in the field, as well as growers who would like to improve productivity.

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Farmland and Pasture Lease Workshop

April 12, 2022
This workshop is designed to provide up-to-date information on management strategies for both the landlords and tenants involved in agricultural land leases.

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Extension Financial Record-keeping Course for Farmers, Ranchers Begins April 18

March 22, 2022
Course participants will work through the financial statements of a case study farm, completing assignments and participating in video chats to learn more about how big changes to their operation will affect their bottom line. 

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