Nebraska Extension

Tammy Mittelstet on RFD-TV

Mittelstet Talks Nebraska Ag Education with RFD-TV

November 17, 2023
In this RFD-TV segment, Tammy Mittelstet, CASNR statewide education and careers pathways coordinator, discusses the educational programs offered across the state to prepare K-12 students for ag-related careers.

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Corn in droughty field
This year's program will assist producers with making decisions for the 2024 growing season, as well as renewing their private pesticide applicator licenses.

Confronting Cropping Challenges Program to be Offered in November 2023

November 16, 2023
In its seventh year, Nebraska Extension's Confronting Cropping Challenges program will help producers in northeastern Nebraska with current and emerging cropping issues.

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Cattle grazing pasture
Cattle graze in tall grasses. (Photo by Chabella Guzman)

Grass and Grazing Webinar Series Scheduled in October and November

October 12, 2023
The webinar series will cover topics of grass species selection, calculating stocking rates, developing grazing plans, understanding insurance as a drought risk management tool, and more.

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Conference attendees in group photo
Soy2023, the Biennial Cellular and Molecular Biology of the Soybean Conference, was held Aug. 10-13 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Soy2023 Conference Draws Global Soybean Scientists to Nebraska

September 28, 2023
Over 160 scientists from national and international public and private sector institutions exchanged ideas and research outcomes to assist soybean growers with improving production practices.

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Nathan Mueller speaking in corn field
Nathan Mueller, Nebraska Extension water and integrated cropping systems educator, speaks to participants during the 2023 4Rs Nutrient Stewardship Field Day.

Nebraska 4Rs Nutrient Stewardship Field Day Featured Crop Nutrient Management Research

September 13, 2023
Throughout the field day, educators shared insights and conducted live demos on optimizing management of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium, including via sensor-based fertigation.

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Aaron Hird gestures to soil and water samples
Aaron Hird, USDA NRCS state soil health specialist, demonstrates the outcome of different soil health practices with a rainfall simulation to Nebraska Soil Health School attendees at UNL’s Haskell Ag Lab on Aug. 2.

Nebraska Soil Health School: A Success Story of Collaboration and Learning

September 12, 2023
During its inaugural year, the Nebraska Soil Health School educated more than 200 producers and ag industry stakeholders on the latest research and practices for healthy soils to increase crop productivity.

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Mugshots of award recipients
Nebraska Extension recently received four national awards from the National Association of County Agricultural Agents. (IANR News image)

Nebraska Extension Earns Multiple National Awards for Excellence

September 1, 2023
Extension educators were recognized for their work on a range of services provided to Nebraska's agricultural industry, including the farm management program "Know Your Numbers, Know Your Options."

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Zamir Libohova and Clare Lindahl pose for photo

Soil and Water Conservation Society Honors 2023 Award Winners

August 31, 2023
Four leaders in Nebraska resource conservation and the Nebraska Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS) were honored by the International SWCS this year.

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