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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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Producers analyze soybean plants at the 2015 late-season crop management diagnostic clinic. (Photo by Deloris Pittman)
Producers analyze soybean plants at the 2015 late-season crop management diagnostic clinic. (Photo by Deloris Pittman)

Late Season Crop Diagnostics Clinic and Corn Soybean School at ARDC August 12, 2016

Two August Nebraska Extension all-day events will examine in-season crop management practices, what happened in Nebraska fields this year, and potential situations that could still arise." The Late Season Crop Diagnostic Clinic will be Aug. 24 and the Corn and Soybean Production School will be Aug. 25.

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Soybean/Corn Disease Update and Field Day Aug. 24 near Auburn August 4, 2016

Nebraska Extension will be hosting a Soybean/Corn Disease Update and Field Day Wednesday August 24 in Nemaha County.

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Participants and presenters at the 2015 Nebraska Soybean Management Field Day
Participants and presenters at the 2015 Nebraska Soybean Management Field Day

Soybean Management Field Days Aug. 9-12 July 29, 2016

Management is the key word for the 2016 Soybean Management Field Days which will address some of the big challenges that each farm must manage — water, weeds, fertility, pests and markets. The events will be Aug. 9 near Orchard, Aug. 10 near Chapman, Aug. 11 near Cordova, and Aug. 12 near Schuyler.

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