Nebraska Extension Event

Extension Workshop Focuses on Grain Marketing: Dollar and Cents January 11, 2019

“Grain Marketing: Dollar and Cents,” a two-day, in-depth, hands-on workshop, will be offered at three sites this winter to help row-crop farmers create effective grain marketing plans specific to their operation and financial condition.

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A field of cover crops

Nebraska Cover Crop and Soil Health Conference Set for Feb. 14 January 11, 2019

Soil health "rock stars" are on the speaker line-up for the February 14 Nebraska Cover Crop Conference. It's free, but seats are limited and registration is required.

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Ag Estate Planning Workshops this January in West Point and Blair December 14, 2018

Designed to help anyone thinking about how they should proceed with plans to retire, exit, or transfer the farm or ranch business, these workshops are free but preregistration is required.

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Extension Entomologist Julie Peterson speaking at an earlier Crop Production Clinic.
Extension Entomologist Julie Peterson speaking on insect management at an earlier Crop Production Clinic.

Crop Production Clinics, Recertification Training at 5 Sites December 10, 2018

This year's Crop Production Clinics offer some new timely topics and focus on local crop challenges. They also offer training for pesticide applicator recertification at five locations across the state.

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Jessica Groskopf, Nebraska Extension ag economics educator, leads a discussion on methods to market grain during a 2018 Annie’s Project session. The next course begins Jan. 28 in Beatrice.

Annie's Project to be Offered in Eastern Nebraska November 27, 2018

Annie's Project, a six-evening course, brings together women in agriculture to learn about ag production, financial management, human resources, marketing, and the legal field. It will be held in Beatrice this winter.

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Soil water measuring guage.
Wouldn’t it be great if our crops had a soil water gauge on them like the fuel tank? We could use them to help us directly determine when we need to irrigate and how much water the soil will hold. Soil water monitoring equipment can be the next best thing.

Field Days to Feature Irrigation Scheduling Equipment Demos August 16, 2018

Two field days Aug. 27-28 will feature in-field demonstrations of soil water measuring tools designed to provide growers key data for irrigation management. Five of the systems were installed earlier this summer and users can view and compare data and displays online.

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Grain sorghum variety trial
A grain sorghum variety trial will be just one of the stops on the High Plains Ag Lab Field Tour Aug. 14.

High Plains Ag Lab Summer Field Day Aug. 14 August 1, 2018

UNL research on dryland crops, especially sunflowers, proso millet, and grain sorghum, will be the focus of the High Plains Ag Lab Field Day Tuesday, Aug. 14.

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One of the objectives of the soil health training on July 18 is to communicate the dynamics of the soil which includes physical, chemical and biological properties.

Soil Health Training July 18 at ENREC June 27, 2018

Nebraska Extension is hosting a Soil Health Clinic designed for home and acreage owners, farmers, and industry consultants. The outdoor training experience will be July 18.

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