Nebraska Extension Event

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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Tyler Williams speaks at one of the 2018 Successful Farmer sessions
Tyler Williams, climate and crops extension educator in Lancaster County, speaks at one of the 2018 Successful Farmer sessions.

Extension Successful Farmer Series Starts January 4

December 12, 2018
Friday mornings from Jan. 4 to Feb. 8 Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County will host a meeting series on timely topics for eastern Nebraska farmers. Can't get into town that day? The sessions will also be live streamed.

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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 teaching a course
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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Dry edible beans in a research plot at the Panhandle Research and Extension Center
New technologies in irrigated production of dry edible beans will be one of the features of the Aug. 29 Panhandle Ag Research and Technology Tour at Scottsbluff.

Explore New Research and Ag Technologies at Panhandle Tour Aug. 29

August 24, 2018
The Panhandle Research and Extension Center will host an innovative field day featuring the latest research and technologies for crop production in western Nebraska Aug. 29 in Scottsbluff.

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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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three farmers inspecting soil
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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