Nebraska Extension Event

Mark Your Calendars: Weed Science School & Women in Ag

December 22, 2019
Don't miss these great educational events coming up in the new year: Nebraska Extension Weed Science School and Nebraska Women in Agriculture.

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Hemp seedling
Hemp seedling. (Image by 7raysmarketing from Pixabay)

Workshop to Focus on Industrial Hemp Production

December 11, 2019
Industrial hemp production will be a focus at this year’s Great Plains Grower Conference Jan. 9-11 in St. Joseph, Mo. The conference, which focuses on commercial horticulture production in the Midwest, is adding a day long workshop on hemp production and marketing this year.

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The Successful Farmer Series offers southeast Nebraska growers an opportunity to hear about current topics in agriculture.
The Successful Farmer Series offers southeast Nebraska growers an opportunity to hear about current topics in agriculture.

Successful Farmer Series to Feature Timely Topics

December 10, 2019
The southeast Nebraska “Successful Farmer Series” will tackle current topics in agricultural production on Friday mornings from Jan. 10 to Feb. 14. Enjoy a morning coffee, talk with other growers, and hear from a slate of speakers from Nebraska Extension and ag agencies.

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Thistle caterpillar on a soybean leaf
Figure 1. Thistle caterpillar feeding will be one topic covered at the Confronting Cropping Challenges meetings. (Photo by Aaron Nygren)

Confronting Cropping Challenges Program Starts Dec. 16

December 5, 2019
Farmers in northeast Nebraska will have an opportunity to learn from cropping issues they may have faced in 2019, make plans for 2020, and renew their private pesticide applicator license at the Confronting Cropping Challenges programs Dec. 16-20.

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Nebraska Crop Management Conference details

Nebraska Crop Management Conference this January

December 2, 2019
This year's Nebraska Crop Management Conference will focus on preparing for extreme weather events and integrating ag technology and feature research updates on important pests in Nebraska.

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CPC Information

Extension Crop Production Clinics at 6 Sites This January

November 25, 2019
This year's clinics will feature research updates and information tailored to regional crop issues and grower interests. Session topics will include cropping system management, extreme weather impact on agriculture, soil nutrition, irrigation, pest management, and marketing.

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Women Managing Ag Land Promotion

Conference for Women Managing Agricultural Land Dec. 11

November 8, 2019
Female agriculture landowners, farmers, and ranchers looking to increase their business management skills are encouraged to register for the 2019 Women Managing Agricultural Land conference.

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Grazing Cover Crop Workshops at 4 Sites in November

October 31, 2019
Local farmers and ranchers with experience grazing cover crops on row crop acres will be among the speakers at Grazing Cover Workshops to be held at four sites in November.

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