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2017 Nutrient Management Record Keeping Calendars January 10, 2017

The 2017 Nutrient Management Record Keeping Calendars are now available from Nebraska Extension. Tracking manure application rates, part of the calendar’s record keeping tools, is important for getting the maximum crop nutrient value from manure and documenting one’s environmental stewardship. This easy-to-use record-keeping calendar tracks manure-related records for livestock and cropping operations.

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Nebraska Extension Workshops on Using Quicken January 6, 2017

Nebraska Extension is hosting workshops on using Quicken, a popular commercial record-keeping software package, for farm financial recordkeeping.

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Nebraska Extension Event
Nebraska Extension Event

Farm and Ranch Business Succession & Estate Planning Workshops in Bridgeport, Chadron January 6, 2017

Workshops on business succession and estate planning for farm and ranch owners, families and beginners will be presented Jan. 25 at Bridgeport and Chadron.

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Corn residue field trial
Corn residue field trial

Corn Residue Field Days Oct. 20, 28 October 4, 2016

In a year when profit may be limited, can harvesting corn residue offer an additional income stream for Nebraska farmers? Two October field days on either end of the state look at field trials of grazing and baling effects on residue, the soil, and yields.

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Field of flowering field peas
Field of flowering field peas

Field Pea Production Workshop Nov. 4 October 3, 2016

Interested in learning more about growing field peas? Get the latest research information and recommendations tailored for Nebraska from producers and university experts at the Nebraska Extension Field Pea Production workshop Nov. 4 in Culbertson.

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Bijesh Maharjan
Bijesh Maharjan

New Soils and Nutrient Management Specialist Joins Panhandle REC August 17, 2016

Bijesh Maharjan will join the faculty at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Panhandle Research and Extension Center Sept. 6 as soil and nutrient management specialist. He will conduct research and extension programs focused on improved soil productivity and precision nutrient management in irrigated, limited-irrigation, and rainfed crop and forage production systems in the Panhandle.

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June 29 Weed Management Field Day
June 29 Weed Management Field Day

Weed Management Field Day June 29 at Clay Center May 26, 2016

Growers, crop consultants and educators are encouraged to attend Nebraska Extension's Weed Management Field Day from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 29 at the South Central Agricultural Laboratory near Clay Center.

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Laura Thompson
Laura Thompson

Thompson Pursues the Puzzles of On-Farm Research May 12, 2016

Get to know Laura Thompson, a cropping systems and ag technologies extension educator in the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension District. She and extension educator Keith Glewen co-coordinate the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network (NOFRN). “I enjoy being able to work directly with farmers on issues that are important to their farming operation in terms of profitability and long-term viability, helping them gather data to critically evaluate products or practices and produce their own relevant, science-based information.”

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