Nebraska Extension Event

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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Quicken Classes for Farm, Ranch Record Keeping in the Panhandle

March 31, 2017

When commodity prices go down, it’s important to keep financial books on the ranch for more than just tax time. Three workshops on Quicken for Farm and Ranch Record Keeping will be held in the Panhandle in April.

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Center pivot irrigation
Registration is open until April 20 for a two-day national irrigation academy for ag educators. It will be held in Grand Island in June.

Registration Open for National Irrigation Academy for Educators

March 31, 2017

Ag educators can learn about irrigation systems and related teaching curriculum at the 2017 Irrigation Agriculture Faculty Academy. The national conference, sponsored by the national Irrigation Foundation, will be held in Grand Island June 8-9.

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