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Nebraska Power Farming Show 2016
Nebraska Extension Seminars at the Nebraska Power Farming Show 2016

Nebraska Extension Seminars at Nebraska Power Farming Show December 5, 2016

"Trends in Farmland Values and Rental Rates" is just one of the seminars being presented by Nebraska Extension at this week's Nebraska Power Farming Show in Lincoln.

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2015 Soybean Day and Machinery Expo
Producers listen to a speaker at the 2015 Nebraska Soybean Day and Machinery Expo. The 2016 event is 8:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Dec. 15 in the pavilion at the Saunders County Fairgrounds in Wahoo. (Photo by Deloris Pittman)

Nebraska Soybean Day & Machinery Expo Dec. 15 November 30, 2016

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.

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Field to market field print
Field to market field print

Field Assessment to Improve Efficiency Workshops Start Dec. 5 November 22, 2016

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.

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Schedule of Successful Farmer Series Programs
Schedule of Successful Farmer Series Programs

Southeast Nebraska Successful Farmer Series Starts Dec. 16 November 18, 2016

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.

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Photo of harvest from a combine's perspective
Scott Spohn, with Spohn Farms in Friend, pauses after offloading corn and watches as his father continues harvesting in October 2015. 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.

Roadshow to Address Ag Outlook, Management Decisions November 11, 2016

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.

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Farmers & Ranchers College Returns Dec. 14 November 1, 2016

David Kohl
David Kohl

David Kohl, agricultural economics professor emeritus at Virginia Tech University, will present the first of four programs in the 2016-17 Farmers and Ranchers College.

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Soybean leaves with disease symptoms
Soybean leaves with disease symptoms
Students using a net to capture insects
Students using a net to capture insects during the insect scouting portion of the 2016 Crop Scouting Competition, facilitated by UNL entomologist Bob Wright.

Two Crop Judging Teams Move on to Regionals August 18, 2016

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.

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