Nebraska Extension Event

Cattle grazing rye cover crop

Nebraska Extension Provides New Cover Crop Grazing Conference Nov. 16

October 25, 2021
A new expo by Nebraska Extension will help first-time or experienced farmers looking to fine-tune their cover crop grazing management utilizing cover crops as an alternative forage source.

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Farmers in tractor

Returning to the Farm Workshop Set for Dec. 10, 11

October 14, 2021
The workshop will assist families and operations in developing financial plans and successful working arrangements to meet their unique needs by identifying estate planning issues and developing transition plans, setting goals and improving the communication process.  

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Bazile Groundwater Management Area Field Day

September 1, 2021
Nebraska Extension, Upper Elkhorn Natural Resource District (NRD), Lower Niobrara NRD, Lewis & Clark NRD, Lower Elkhorn NRD and Nebraska Environmental Trust are sponsoring the Bazile Groundwater Management Area Field Day on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021 at David Connot Farm in Knox County.

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Rye cover crop in corn
Rye in continuous corn April 19, 2018 at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Education Center near Mead. (CropWatch file photo)

Cover Crop Field Day Scheduled for Sept. 7 in Nemaha County

August 24, 2021
Nebraska Extension, NRCS and SARE are sponsoring an in-person Cover Crop Field Day on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021 at the Daryl Obermeyer Farm in Nemaha County.

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Amit Jhala discusses a project for control of herbicide-resistant Palmer amaranth in a field near Carleton, Nebraska.

2021 Herbicide-resistant Palmer Amaranth Management Field Day Featured Research and Demonstrations

August 18, 2021
The field day included demonstrations on best practices to reduce herbicide drift, study results on new herbicides to control Palmer amaranth in corn, and discussion on several other research projects.

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2021 Southeast Nebraska Alfalfa and Wheat Expo

August 17, 2021
This new expo will help farmers prepare to grow alfalfa and winter wheat for the first time or fine-tune the skills of experienced growers.

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Youth Crop Scouting Competition group
Participants of the 2021 Youth Crop Scouting Competition, hosted by Nebraska Extension.

Youth Crop Scouting Competition Winners Announced

August 10, 2021
Participants were able to compete in-person at this year's Youth Crop Scouting Competition, which annually offers education and hands-on learning experiences on all aspects of crop scouting. 

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Hops Field Day Set for Aug. 21 in North Platte

August 9, 2021
During the 2021 Hops Field Day, participants will visit the WCREEC Hop Yard to see up-to-date progress, equipment and hear about the overall goals and future research regarding hops.

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