Nebraska Extension Event

Organic corn field
Nebraska Extension's workshop "Starting an Organic Grain Farming Operation — What You Need to Know" on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2024 is free to the public with pre-registration.

Organic Grain Production Topic of Nov. 8 Conference

October 12, 2023
Experts will review vital information for producers interested in transitioning to organic production of corn, soybeans, wheat, grain sorghum and forage crops.

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Field with sunflowers
Learn more about the laws and liabilities of allowing hunters access to private land in next week's workshop. Registration information below.

Hunting Workshop for Landowners Oct. 13 in Scottsbluff

October 6, 2023
This free workshop will review Nebraska recreation and agrotourism laws, mitigating liability, wildlife conservation programs and more information related to hunting on private land.

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Field day participants inspect an ag drone
A session on drones was held at the annual Water and Crops Field Day at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, West Central Research Extension and Education Center in North Platte. (Photo by Chabella Guzman)

Nebraska Extension Center Preps Ag Producers for Climate-smart Practices

September 19, 2023
The 2023 Water and Crops Field Day featured seminars and panels on crop and livestock production practices that align with USDA's new climate-smart agriculture initiatives.

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Researchers walk through pea field
Dipak Santra, left, and other University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty and graduate students in a plot of field peas at the UNL High Plains Ag Lab Field tour in June 2023. (Photo by Chabella Guzman)

Nebraska Pulse Crops Conference Scheduled at Two Locations

September 19, 2023
The conference will cover a wide range of agronomic topics for field peas, chickpeas, black-eyed peas and other pulses, including management of nutrients and diseases, genetics, crop insurance, policy and more.

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Nathan Mueller speaking in corn field
Nathan Mueller, Nebraska Extension water and integrated cropping systems educator, speaks to participants during the 2023 4Rs Nutrient Stewardship Field Day.

Nebraska 4Rs Nutrient Stewardship Field Day Featured Crop Nutrient Management Research

September 13, 2023
Throughout the field day, educators shared insights and conducted live demos on optimizing management of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium, including via sensor-based fertigation.

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Aaron Hird gestures to soil and water samples
Aaron Hird, USDA NRCS state soil health specialist, demonstrates the outcome of different soil health practices with a rainfall simulation to Nebraska Soil Health School attendees at UNL’s Haskell Ag Lab on Aug. 2.

Nebraska Soil Health School: A Success Story of Collaboration and Learning

September 12, 2023
During its inaugural year, the Nebraska Soil Health School educated more than 200 producers and ag industry stakeholders on the latest research and practices for healthy soils to increase crop productivity.

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Cover crop field at WCREEC
Cover crop plots at the UNL West Central Research Extension and Education Center in North Platte. (Photo by Chabella Guzman)

Cover Crops a Focus at Annual WREEC Water and Crops Field Day

September 1, 2023
Producers at the field day swapped ideas and observations about cover crop production, and heard from extension educators and agronomists about best practices for their agricultural regions.

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Cover crop field
If you don’t grow something, Mother Nature will. The hairy vetch cover crop is suppressing weeds on the left compared to the no cover crop treatment on the right.

2023 Cover Crop and Soil Health Field Day

August 31, 2023
The Sept. 19 event will feature research updates on Rogers Memorial Farm's 43-year tillage study, cover crop selection and performance, and more.

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