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New Extension Training Available for Applicators of RUP Dicamba

January 10, 2018
Online training is available for Nebraska applicators who plan to use new restricted use pesticide (RUP) dicamba products in 2018. Nebraska Extension, working with the Nebraska Department of Agriculture, developed the core curriculum, which is also being used for training at Crop Production Clinics and some in-person training sites.

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Glennis McClure

McClure Joins Extension as Farm Management Analytics Educator

December 15, 2017
The new Extension Educator for Farm and Ranch Management Analytics is Nebraska native Glennis McClure. With a 100% appointment in Nebraska Extension, her responsibilities will include livestock and crop enterprise budgets, farm custom rates guide, and special economic analyses as requested.

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soybean field

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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