Nebraska Extension Event

Attendees at the 2016 Soybean Management Field Day
Figure 1. Cropping systems specialist Rodrigo Werle covers the latest research and technology to assist soybean producers during a 2016 Soybean Management Field Day near Cordova. (Photo by Deloris Pittman)

Soybean Management Field Days Aug. 8-11 at 4 Locations July 27, 2017

The 19th annual Soybean Management Field Days will key in on how producers can manage operations to increase profits and better compete in a global economy. Speakers will look at effects of early season crop stress on production; insect, disease, and weed management challenges; impacts of new herbicide formulations, crop water use, and many other factors affecting yield this year.

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An agronomy day camp in Curtis

Agronomy Youth Field Day August 9 at Curtis July 27, 2017

Youth ages nine to 14 years old and adults are invited to the 2nd annual Agronomy Youth Field Day at the campus of the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture on August 9. Participants will gain important life skills while discovering the science behind Nebraska crop production.

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Hops Workshop July 19 at Panhandle REC in Scottsbluff June 30, 2017

The University of Nebraska and the University of Wyoming will be hosting a hops workshop July 19 at the UNL Panhandle Research and Extension Center in Scottsbluff, one of five Nebraska sites evaluating the suitability of various hop varieties for production.

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Hop bines
Figure 1. Hop bines growing at Midwest Hop Producers' hops yard in Plattsmouth.

Hops Field Day and Scouting Workshop July 22 June 27, 2017

Registration is open for the Hops Field Day and Scouting Workshop July 22 in Plattsmouth. Topics will include hop yard design, irrigation, major pests and diseases, and weed management. Hands-on in-field scouting, harvesting equipment displays, and an update on hop-growing efforts statewide will be included.

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Christenson Bldg at Eastern Nebaska Research and Extension Center
A precision agriculture class looks up as an unmanned aerial vechicle captures the scene at the Christenson Building at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center.

New Eastern Nebraska Research & Extension Center Open House June 29 June 8, 2017

The University of Nebraska Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center (ENREC), representing 53 counties and multiple research and extension facilities, will be hosting its first open house Thursday, June 29 at the former ARDC near Mead.

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Figure 1. Nebraska Extension Specialist Dipak Santra describes field pea variety trials at the High Plains Ag Lab Field Day in 2016. This year's event will include similar field tours of research trials.rs June 21.

UNL High Plains Ag Lab to Host Field Day June 21 June 7, 2017

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln High Plains Ag Lab Field Day June 21 will highlight UNL research on dryland crops, especially field pea, winter wheat, and forages.

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Weed Management, Cover Crops Field Day June 28 May 26, 2017

View the latest weed management technologies and cover crop demonstrations during this field day at the South Central Ag Lab near Clay Center.

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Figure 1. (left) Field pea variety trial in Perkins, one of five field day sites this year.

Field Pea Field Days Scheduled for June at 5 Locations across Nebraska May 24, 2017

Field day participants will be able to view field pea varieties and learn about rotational benefits and agronomic practices to profitably grow field peas and integrate them with existing cropping systems.

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