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Crop Production Clinics at Five Sites this January December 14, 2017

Nebraska Extension Crop Production Clinics will be conducted at five sites this January to provide research updates and educational information focused on local agriculture.

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Charles Shapiro speaking at a Nebraska Extension field day in the late 1980s.

It is Time to Hang Up the Soil Probe ― Reflections on a Career December 13, 2017

In his final article for CropWatch Nebraska Soil Scientist Charles Shapiro reflects on changes in crop nutrient management practices across his career.

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Extension Training for Farm Record-Keeping Software November 27, 2017

Tune up your farm and ranch record-keeping skills at Nebraska Extension training opportunities this December at the Panhandle Research and Education Center in Scottsbluff.

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2 Grain Marketing Workshops Cancelled Due to Harvest Delays November 13, 2017

Due to delayed harvest, two November Grain Marketing Workshops have been cancelled and are expected to be rescheduled for January. The workshops were to be held Tuesday, Nov. 14, at Wayne and Wednesday, Nov. 15 at O'Neill.

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Extension Crop Reports November 10, 2017

Tyler Williams, Extension Educator in Lancaster County: Harvest is rapidly progressing with most of the soybeans out and about 70% of the corn out.  Corn yields have been very good and soybean yield reports have been fairly average. I haven't seen much movement of anhydrous applicators or fieldwork, but that should get rolling any day.  (11/7/2017)

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Promo for 2018 Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference

Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference Feb. 22-23 October 24, 2017

Mark your calendars for the 2018 Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference in Kearney. The event features two nationally known keynote speakers and more than 30 concurrent sessions on agricultural risk management.

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln program at Husker Harvest Days
Steve Ress, specialist in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Nebraska Water Center, talks with attendees at one of the university's displays in 2016. Attendees at Husker Harvest Days, Sept. 12-14 near Grand Island, can find the University's Husker Red steel building at Lot 321 on the south side of the exhibit grounds.

University's HHD Displays Focus on Strengthening the Farm/Ranch Bottom Line August 31, 2017

Husker Harvest Days exhibits from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will demonstrate how minor changes on Nebraska's farms and ranches can lead to major returns.

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NRCS Resource Conservationist Claudia Stevenson receiving the International SWCS Commendation Award at the international meeting in July from (left) association executive director Jim Guilliford and association president Jon Scholl.
NRCS Resource Conservationist Claudia Stevenson receiving the International SWCS Commendation Award at the international meeting in July from (left) association executive director Jim Guilliford and association president Jon Scholl.

Professional Society Recognizes Work in Resource Conservation August 10, 2017

Seven leaders in Nebraska resource conservation, including two Nebraska Extension educators, are being honored by the Nebraska Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS).

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