Nebraska Extension Event

palmer amaranth in corn
Figure 1. Glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth infesting a corn field in south central Nebraska. (Archive photo by Amit Jhala)

2020 Weed Management Field Days Available Online

July 23, 2020
The 2020 in-person Weed Management Field Days were not possible due to Covid-19. However, information about projects for this year's growing season were recorded for Virtual Field Days and are available online.

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Integrated Weed Management Specialist Nevin Lawrence speaks in front of a weed control plot
During a research plot tour at the 2019 Panhandle Agricultural Research and Technology Tour (PARTT), Integrated Weed Management Specialist Nevin Lawrence speaks in front of a weed control plot.

Panhandle Center to Host Field Day Aug. 20

July 22, 2020
The University of Nebraska Panhandle Research and Extension Center will partner with the Nebraska Dry Bean Growers Association on August 20 to host the annual Panhandle Agricultural Research and Technology Tour (PARTT). The in-person event will be conducted with social distancing and other precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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Cody Creech being recorded in a field
A video camera took the place of live audiences for the High Plains Ag Lab Virtual Field Day, as Cody Creech, dryland cropping systems specialist and research supervisor at HPAL, discusses one of the research projects underway at the plots north of Sidney.

High Plains Ag Lab Virtual Field Day Now Online

July 8, 2020
Social distancing ruled out an in-person field day this June. However, the Virtual Field Day website has a collection of videos and other online presentations (such as narrated Powerpoints) that convey the same type of information that would have been available in person.

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Field Days, Wheat Variety Tours in Western Nebraska Will Be Available as Self-guided or Online Events

June 11, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is putting limits on public face-to-face programs, but Nebraska Extension will sponsor a variety of events in mid-June to share updates on the wheat variety trials and crop and livestock research conducted by University of Nebraska-Lincoln in western Nebraska.

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Nebraska Extension Brings Introductory Field Scout Training Online May 13

April 30, 2020
The introductory training course is for summer employees working in the agricultural industry, as well as corn and soybean growers wanting to learn how to better manage corn and soybean pests.

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Southeast Nebraska Soil Health Conference Set for March 3 in Hickman

February 19, 2020
Soil health, cover crops, and grazing annual cover crops will be among the topics at the Southeast Nebraska Soil Health Conference Tuesday, March 3rd in Hickman, NE.

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soybean gall midge larvae

Soybean Gall Midge Roundtable Meeting Set for Mar. 2

February 7, 2020
Come and join us from 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Monday, March 2nd, at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center (1071 County Road G, Ithaca, NE) for the latest information on this newly emerging soybean pest.

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attendees at the last Cover Crops and Soil Health conference

Nebraska Cover Crop and Soil Health Conference Set for Feb. 13

January 30, 2020
The Nebraska Cover Crop and Soil Health Conference will provide information to growers who are just getting started with cover crops and to those who have already made them part of their operation.

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