Nebraska Extension Event

Early-planted rye

Central Nebraska Cover Crops Conference February 18, 2019

From seeding to innovative methods to incorporate cover crops to grazing options, the Central Nebraska Cover Crops Conference offers the latest information to help Nebraska growers profitably incorporate cover crops into their operation.

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Landlord-Tenant Farmland Rent Workshops February 5, 2019

Current and future landowners and tenants should make plans to attend one of several free land management workshops sponsored by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension. “Managing Agricultural Land for the 21st Century” will cover current trends in cash rental rates, lease provisions, and crop and grazing land considerations.

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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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