Nebraska Extension Event

Carter Canyon wildfire smoke
Carter Canyon wildfire in 2022 as seen from Scottsbluff. (Photo by Chabella Guzman)

Wildfire Recovery Field Tour Scheduled for June 9

May 25, 2023
The free field tour will visit two locations that experienced wildfires during the summer of 2021 and 2022 for discussion with rangeland management experts on recovery strategies, reseeding fire lines and more.

Read more

4Rs Field Day tent
Nitrogen management with sensor-based fertigation is one of many topics that will be discussed by experts from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Iowa State University during the 2023 4Rs Nutrient Stewardship Field Day.

Nebraska 4Rs Nutrient Stewardship Field Day Set for July 6

April 27, 2023
This year’s 4Rs Field Day will focus on up-to-date research information and demonstrations on all three major crop nutrients: nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium.

Read more

Crop Scout Training participants
During the one-day course, participants will get the chance to receive hands-on training in the field from Nebraska Extension specialists and educators.

Nebraska Extension Offers Introductory Level Crop Scout Training May 23

April 27, 2023
This year's course will enhance participants' knowledge of corn and soybean production in Nebraska, including: crop growth and development; insect and weed scouting, identification and management; and nutrient deficiencies.

Read more

SCAL weed management day
Nebraska Extension Weed Management Specialist Amit Jhala (at far left) will once again lead dscussion on weed management practices in Nebraska during this year's Weed Management Field Day, which is free and open to the public.

Nebraska Extension Weed Management Field Day June 28 at South Central Agricultural Laboratory

April 27, 2023
The free field day will include on-site demos of new technology and new herbicides for corn, soybean, popcorn and sorghum, as well as herbicide-resistant weed control options with various herbicide programs.

Read more

Discovery Days 2022 exhibit
A 2022 East Campus Discovery Days and Farmers Market attendee learns to lasso at the UNL Rodeo Club exhibit. The annual event, held on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s East Campus for three Saturdays each summer, offers locally grown and produced foods and crafts, educational activities from UNL departments, food trucks and live music. (Photo by Jordan Opp, University Communication and Marketing)

Growers Sought for East Campus Discovery Days

March 30, 2023
In addition to giving local growers a chance to connect with the public as business owners and agvocates, Discovery Days also showcases the ag research, teaching and extension taking place across IANR.

Read more

Cover crop mix
Interseeded cover crops was just one of many topics discussed at the Eastern Nebraska Soil Health Conference in February. (Photo by Jenny Rees)

Video Recordings from Eastern Nebraska Soil Health Conference Now Available

March 30, 2023
Topics of this year's soil health conference included diversified crop rotations, interseeding cover crops, livestock integration, and emerging soil health methods like new cover crop species, biochar and Kernza. 

Read more

Kids in tractor
For safety training, Nebraska teens will have two locations to choose from — North Platte and Grand Island — and eight locations where they can take the final tractor driving test to receive certification. See testing sites and registration information below.

2023 Tractor Safety Training for Teens Kicks Off in May

March 29, 2023
Two training locations and eight testing sites will be available to Nebraska teens seeking tractor and equipment safety certification.

Read more

Soil school attendees working
A group of farmers, consultants, researchers and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service employees collaborate on an activity to first find the soil type and then its appropriate standard at the Nebraska Soil Health School. (Photos courtesy Nicole Heldt)

Nebraska Soil Health School Offers Expert Insights to Producers, Ag Professionals Statewide

March 13, 2023
Following a successful premiere of the new Nebraska Soil Health School, the second installment will be June 27-28 at the West Central Research, Extension and Education Center in North Platte, Nebraska.

Read more