Nebraska Extension

Megan Taylor

Megan Taylor New Educator in Platte, Boone, and Nance Counties

November 2, 2018
Megan Taylor joined Nebraska Extension earlier this crop season as the new innovative cropping and water systems educator serving Platte, Boone, and Nance counties.

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Melissa Bartels

Melissa Bartels joins Extension in Butler and Polk Counties

November 2, 2018
Waverly native Melissa Bartels recently joined Nebraska Extension as a crop and water systems educator for Butler and Polk counties.

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Nebraska Extension Weed Science School

Weed Science School Oct. 31 near Mead

October 11, 2018
Update your weed science knowledge and skills when university, government, and industry speakers join to address current weed science issues and recommendations for improving herbicide applications.

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Ogg Hygnstrom Award winners

Extension Educators Receive National Awards

September 7, 2018
A number of Nebraska Extension Educators were honored at this year's National Association of County Agricultural Agents Conference and the American Association of Pesticide Safety Educators.

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Jimmy Emmons, workshop speaker

Sept. 12-14 Workshops on Improving Soil Health, Adding Cover Crops

August 31, 2018
Soil Health Workshops and hands-on field labs Sept. 12-14 invite growers to learn how to examine soil biota and gauge economic returns from changing their practices. Speaking at all three is Jimmy Emmons, a no-till farmer and rancher from Oklahoma.

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Corn field damaged by drought
Figure 1. Corn suffering from drought conditions in Richardson County. With timely rains last week most of the state moved out of any drought designation from the US Drought Monitor, except for southeast Nebraska where all of Richardson and parts of Pawnee and Nemaha counties had abnormally dry or moderate drought conditions. This week, areas of south central Nebraska were redesignated as abnormally dry. (Photo by Laura Thompson)

Extension Crop Reports July 23-27

July 24, 2018
Extension educators and specialists report on what they're seeing across the state.

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Kat Caswell and Michael SIndelar

Two Cropping Systems Educators Join Extension

July 13, 2018
Welcome to two Extension Educators who started this month: Katherine Caswell in McCook and Michael Sindelar in Clay Center.

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Photo of crop scout training in a previous year
Industry representatives and corn and soybean growers wanting to learn how to better manage corn and soybean pests are encouraged to attend a May 9 field crop scout training offered by Nebraska Extension.

Entry-Level Field Crop Scout Training May 9

April 27, 2018
A May 9 Nebraska Extension training course is designed for industry representatives and corn and soybean growers to learn how to better identify and manage corn and soybean pests.

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