Nebraska Extension Event

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Ag Estate Planning Workshop Set for Wayne, Seward

February 9, 2022
Extension Educator Allan Vyhnalek will offer tools and strategies to effectively plan, start and complete estate plans, and offer insights on common mistakes during the process.

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Workshop flyer

Third Annual Panhandle Soil Health Workshop March 2 in Bridgeport

February 2, 2022
Speakers from UNL and other academic institutions, as well as the USDA NRCS will present information on soil health, soil health programs and management practices that affect soil health in the region.

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Cody Creech presentation in-field
The Feb. 9 meeting will provide a look at agricultural research in the region. Field days, like this virtually-hosted one in 2020, also share information from HPAL research.

Annual High Plains Ag Lab Research Update is Feb. 9 at Sidney

February 2, 2022
The latest HPAL research to be highlighted in this year's meeting includes proso millet breeding, spring and winter pea variety testing results, winter wheat nitrogen fertility management, factors affecting sunflower yield and more.

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On-farm research meeting attendees
Local growers visit with extension educator Nathan Mueller (far right) during a 2019 Nebraska On-Farm Research Network research results update meeting.

Growers to Share Local On-farm Research Results

January 21, 2022
The 2021 on-farm research growers will present results on numerous projects, including Xyway in-furrow fungicide, hydraulic downforce, starter fertilizer, nitrogen rate and timing, sensor-based fertigation and N management, Pivot Bio PROVEN and more.

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Cover crops in field

2022 Eastern Nebraska Soil Health Conference Set for Feb. 2 in David City

January 20, 2022
Topics of this year's conference will include incorporating manure into a cropping system, using cover crops for weed suppression, winter hardy small grains for grazing and silage, cover crop planting equipment options and more.

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Financial papers

Know Your Numbers Know Your Options Record-keeping Course to Begin Feb. 1

January 19, 2022
Through this online course, participants learn how financial records can be used to make decisions and confidently discuss their financial position with their family, business partners and lenders.

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Farm family
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Extension to Offer Succession Planning Workshop in Scottsbluff

January 4, 2022
The workshop will offer background on good communications that are essential for families that are transitioning, as well as review common transition process mistakes and important considerations and tools for creating an agricultural estate plan.

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Workshop brochure

Applying Manure Management Concepts On-farm Programs in February, March

January 4, 2022
At these programs, producers will learn how to determine which fields are the most economical for manure use and which fields can benefit the most from manure’s ability to improve soil health and water quality.

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