Nebraska Extension Event

Cover crop demonstration plots at the Rogers Memorial Farm
Cover crops help suppress weeds as shown here with a grain sorghum cover crop growing in wheat stubble on the left compared to no cover crop on the right. If you don’t grow something, Mother Nature will. The field day will show some of the benefits of using cover crops to control weeeds, including marestail and Palmer amaranth.

Cover Crop Field Day Sept. 13 at UNL Rogers Memorial Farm

August 30, 2019
This tour will feature cover crop cocktails that serve specific functions as well as cover crops growing in wheat stubble, cover crop recovery after simulated grazing, and row crops growing in the residue from cover crops.

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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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