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This Week on N Field: Pesticide Glove Safety

April 18, 2023
Nebraska Extension Educator Amy Timmerman demonstrates why some of the most popular safety gloves on today's market don't provide enough protection for producers during agricultural applications.

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Allan Vynhalek
Congratulations to Allen Vynhalek, who retires this month after a long career serving the agricultural community through extension in Nebraska and Iowa. (Photo courtesy IANR News)

Vyhnalek Retires from Nebraska Extension

April 7, 2023
This month, Vyhnalek closes out 22 years as an extension educator in Nebraska, where he is well-known for his expertise on the subject of farm and ranch succession. 

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Martha Mamo
Martha Mamo, chair and John E. Weaver Professor of Agronomy and Horticulture. (Photo by Craig Chandler, University Communication)

Agronomy and Horticulture is Growing the Future of Ag

April 7, 2023
Learn more about how the UNL Department of Agronomy and Horticulture is supporting and advancing the state of agriculture in Nebraska.

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Daran Rudnick on RFD-TV

Rudnick Highlights Importance of TAPS Competition on RFD-TV

March 30, 2023
Daran Rudnick, UNL associate professor and irrigation management specialist, provides a brief background on the TAPS program, how the competition works and why it’s had such a positive impact on Nebraska producers.

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Amit Jhala

Jhala Named Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Associate Head

March 2, 2023
Jhala's new position will support the department's goals in connecting faculty and extension educators throughout Nebraska, creating opportunities for collaborations on translational research, and enriching student experiences.

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Aerial harvest photo
Laura Thompson, Nebraska Extension, and Laila Puntel, UNL Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, will present research findings and insights on ag technology and on-farm research during the March 9-11 Commodity Classic in Orlando, Florida. Recordings of their presentations will be available at a later date for those who don't attend in person. (Photo by Craig Chandler, University Communication and Marketing)

Husker Faculty will Discuss Digital Ag at Commodity Classic

March 2, 2023
Two university faculty members will highlight their research on remote sensing in nitrogen fertilizer management and share insights on what the data-driven “farm of the future” will look like.  

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VanDeWalle family
Nebraska Extension Educator Brandy VanDeWalle with her husband Kurt, and daughters McKenzie (far left) and Meredith (far right). The VanDeWalles share a family passion for agriculture — Kurt is an ag teacher in Fillmore County, and their daughters are heavily involved in 4-H and in the process of building their own cattle herd. (Photos courtesy Brandy VanDeWalle)

Digging into Extension: VanDeWalle Bridges Divide Between Youth, Ag Industry

February 16, 2023
Brandy VanDeWalle keeps the farm kids in Nebraska — find out how her Nebraska Extension endeavors are enriching the lives of all Nebraskans in this new Digging into Extension.

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Farmers riding horses
Discounted registration fees are available until Wednesday, Feb. 8 for the 2023 Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference, located in Kearney. (Photo courtesy Center for Agricultural Profitability)

Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference Registration Now Open

February 3, 2023
The 38th annual conference will include a new workshop on QuickBooks Online, and keynote speakers from across the nation who will touch on topics of mental health, farm economics and their firsthand experiences as farmers and ranchers. 

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