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Farm Beginnings Program For Non-Traditional Ag Returns in January December 14, 2017

Nebraska Extension will be offering its ninth Farm Beginnings® Program January-April. The educational training and support program focuses on getting started in non-traditional ag operations, offering programs, conferences, and mentorship opportunities.

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Array of Topics, Training Offered at Nebraska Crop Management Conference Jan. 24-25 December 14, 2017

From dicamba challenges and growing weed resistance to new technologies, cover crops, and more, the Nebraska Crop Management Conference offers the latest information to help Nebraska growers farm more effectively and profitably. Registration is now open for this year’s conference, which will be Jan. 24-25 in Kearney at the Younes Conference Center.

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Successful Farmer Series Offers Six Workshops for 2018 December 14, 2017

The Nebraska Extension Successful Farmer Series returns January 5 with the first of six workshops to be held at the Lancaster Extension Educator Center in Lincoln.

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Figure 1. Farmers and Ranchers College participants work through a case study by determining where components of a balance sheet should be placed in order to better understand how to review financial documents with their lender.

Farmers and Ranchers College Opens with David Kohl Dec. 7 November 17, 2017

Risk management and beef production lead the workshop topics for the 2017-18 Farmers and Ranchers College.

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Growers can get the latest research updates for soybeans and view machinery and commercial exhibits at the Nebraska Soybean Day and Machinery Expo Thursday, Dec. 14.

Nebraska Soybean Day and Machinery Expo Dec. 14 November 17, 2017

Dicamba issues and recommendations for achieving more precise herbicide applications are among the timely pest management and production topics slated for this year's Nebraska Soybean Day and Machinery Expo December 14 in Wahoo.

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Figure 1. The new dicamba and Enlist herbicides require specific nozzle types for application. Check the product label before spraying to ensure you have the correct nozzle. (Photos by Bob Klein)
Figure 1. The new dicamba and Enlist herbicides require specific nozzle types for application. Check the product label before spraying to ensure you have the correct nozzle. (Photos by Bob Klein)

University & Sprayer Co. Experts to Address Dicamba and Enlist Application November 2, 2017

Learn how to achieve maximum performance while avoiding injury to conventional and non-Xtend soybeans at a Nov. 15 Sprayer Clinic. The clinic, which will be held at the University of Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis, will focus on application of the new dicamba and Enlist herbicides.

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2 Grain Marketing Workshops to be Rescheduled October 31, 2017

Due to delayed harvest progress, the first two November Grain Marketing Workshops have been cancelled and are expected to be rescheduled for January. Watch CropWatch for further information on the new dates.

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4 Ag Land Lease Workshops Scheduled October 23, 2017

The Ag Land Lease programs are designed to help landlords and tenants develop leases that work well for both parties. The program will cover: understanding the latest land values and cash rental rates, communication and information sharing between a tenant and landlord, common lease provisions, and lease termination, among other topics.

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