Featured topics at this year's Nebraska Soybean Day include maximizing weed control while managing resistance; understanding effects of large equipment and tires on compaction; managing sudden death syndrome; and marketing soybeans and corn.
Nebraska Extension is hosting a series of free Field to Market workshops to help farmers interested in field sustainability move toward continuous improvement of their operation. The workshops will be held across the state in December and February.
Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County will be hosting a Successful Farmer Series of workshops this winter to focus on timely topics in today's agriculture. Farm owners and operators can attend one or all of the workshops.
The 2016 Market Journal Roadshow will focus on ag outlook and management decisions for Nebraska farmers and ranchers at four locations across the state from Nov. 28 to Dec. 2. The roadshow is in collaboration with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Department of Agricultural Economics' Cornhusker Outlook Series.
Testing their knowledge and their skills, Nebraska ag students got "real world" crop scouting experience and educational feedback from experts during the Nebraska Youth Crop Scouting Competition Aug. 2 at the UNL Agricultural Research and Development Center near Mead. Two teams -- a Colfax County 4-H team and a Humphrey FFA team -- won first and second places, respectively, and will advance to regional competition in Iowa Aug. 30-31.