Nebraska Extension Event

Grower examining a new sprayer at the Soybean Day and Machinery Expo
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.

Cancelled were:

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Sample ag land lease

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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Nebraska Crop Insurance Workshop Nov. 1 in Grand Island October 20, 2017

"Making Risk Management Decisions in a Difficult Farm Economy" is the theme of the 2017 Crop Insurance Workshop to be held Nov. 1 at Grand Island. It will be held at the Heartland Event Center, 700 E. Stolley Park Road.

Workshops also will be held in Brush, Colorado (Oct. 31), Salina, Kansas (November 2); and Enid, Oklahoma (November 3).

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Nebraska Crop Insurance Workshop Nov. 1 in Grand Island October 20, 2017

"Making Risk Management Decisions in a Difficult Farm Economy" is the theme of the 2017 Crop Insurance Workshop to be held Nov. 1 at Grand Island. It will be held at the Heartland Event Center, 700 E. Stolley Park Road.

Workshops also will be held in Brush, Colorado (Oct. 31), Salina, Kansas (November 2); and Enid, Oklahoma (November 3).

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Two Types of Grain Marketing Workshops this Fall October 10, 2017

Two grain marketing workshops will be offered at sites across Nebraska this fall to help grain producers minimize losses during this time of low prices. They are "Introduction to Futures and Options" and "Developing Grain Marketing Plans."

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Figure 1. At the Rob and Trent Bohling Farm near Johnson a cover crop mix of oats, turnips, radishes, and volunteer wheat was planted after wheat and is being compared with an area with no cover crop. The experiment is to evaluate and compare crop yields and soil properties among three systems: cover crops, cover crops followed by grazing, and no cover crop. (Photos by Gary Lesoing)

Cover Crop Field Day and Tour Sept. 19 in Southeast Nebraska September 14, 2017

Nebraska Extension, North Central SARE, NRCS, and the Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition are sponsoring a Cover Crop Field Day and Tour Tuesday, September 19 in southeast Nebraska. View multiple cover crop mixes and hear from researchers studying various aspects of their production and use.

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