Nebraska Extension

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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Figure 1. Five youth crop scouting teams took a written test and completed eight field exercises to compete in the 2017 state contest. Two teams will now advance to the regionals. (Photos by Brandy VanDeWalle)

Nebraska Crop Scouting Youth Winners to Advance to Regionals August 4, 2017

Five teams of talented youth crop scouts recently vied for the state title. Congratulations to all who tested their skills and good luck to the Colfax County 4-H and Kornhusker Kids 4-H Club of Cuming County who will move on to regionals.

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Cover of new Extension publication, Foliar Fungicide Use in Soybean

New Publications from Nebraska Extension August 3, 2017

New agricultural publications from Nebraska Extension include ones on fungicides for soybeans, a primer on cover crops, on-farm research results, agriculture in the Nebraska Panhandle, and ones on estimating soil water deep percolation or run-off.

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UNL AgriTools App

In-Season Use of the AgriTools App July 20, 2017

The Nebraska Extension AgriTools app puts key weather and climate information targeted to Nebraska agricultural production as close as your phone. iPhone available now and Android version coming soon!

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Jeff Bradshaw

Bradshaw Named Associate Director Intern for Panhandle REC July 14, 2017

Jeff Bradshaw, Extension Entomologist at the UNL Panhandle Research and Extension Center, has been named Associate Research and Extension Director Intern for the Panhandle Center and Panhandle Extension District. His new assignment was announced by Jack Whittier, Research and Extension Director for the Panhandle.

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