UNL 2015 Crop Production Clinics in January

UNL 2015 Crop Production Clinics in January

High Impact Training for Ag Professionals

University of Nebraska-Lincoln crop production and pest management specialists will be crossing the state in January to provide the latest research-based information and recommendations for the 2015 crop season. Topics will cover soil fertility; soil water and irrigation; insect, disease and weed management; cropping systems; and agribusiness management and marketing. The agenda for each program will be posted to the CPC website in December. While specific topics may vary from eastern to western Nebraska sites, the following topics are a sample:

Schedule

Check-in is from 8:00 to 8:30 a.m. followed by sessions from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 6 — Gering
Gering Civic Center, 1050 M St.

Wednesday, Jan. 7 — North Platte
Sandhills Convention Center, 2102 S. Jeffers

Thursday, Jan. 8 — Hastings
Adams County Fairgrounds, 947 S. Baltimore

Tuesday, Jan. 13 — Kearney
Younes Conference Center, 416 W. Talmadge Road

Wednesday, Jan. 14 — York
Holthus Convention Center, 3130 Holen Ave.

Thursday, Jan. 15 — Beatrice
Beatrice Country Club, 1301 Oak St.

Tuesday, Jan. 20 — Atkinson
Atkinson Community Center, 206 W. 5th St.

Wednesday, Jan. 21 — Norfolk
Lifelong Learning Center, NECC 601 E. Benjamin Ave.

Thursday, Jan. 22 — UNL ARDC, Ithaca
Saunders County Extension Office, 1071 County Road G,

  • Corn Yield Forecasts for Nebraska and the Corn Belt
  • Herbicide-Resistant Weed Update and Management
  • Managing Goss's Wilt
  • Pest-Resistant Crops: A Perspective from Game Theory
  • Dry Bean Production Practices and New Varieties (Gering)
  • Nutrient Management Update; Solvita/Haney Soil Tests
  • Effects of Baling and Grazing on Soil Properties
  • Checkup for Pivot Efficiency
  • Use of Climate Information for Agricultural Decisions
  • Cover Crops: What we Know and Don't Know
  • On-Farm Research: Reliable Data to Drive Decisions
  • How to Control Crop Input Costs and Land Lease Update

The Crop Production Clinics will be the primary venue for commercial and noncommercial pesticide applicators to renew their licenses in the following categories: Ag Plant, Regulatory, and Demonstration/Research. Representatives from the Nebraska Department of Agriculture will be present to verify attendance. The crop production clinics also will serve as a venue for private pesticide applicators to renew their licenses.

Registration and Credit

Online registration is required for these clinics to provide for meals and materials. Register at agronomy.unl.edu/cpc. Cost for preregistrations by 3 p.m. the day before the clinic is $65. Online preregistration includes the 2015 Guide for Weed Management in Nebraska, the 2015 Crop Production Clinic proceedings with further information on the topics being discussed, a meal, and refreshments. On-site registration is $80.

CCA credits will be available (maximum of six per day) in these areas:

  • Crop production (2)
  • Nutrient management (1)
  • Integrated Pest Management (6)
  • Water Management (1)
  • Professional Development (2)

Pesticide applicator recertification training will be available in these categories:

  • Commercial/noncommercial in ag plant, demonstration/research, and regulatory
  • Private applicator

Resources

For more information about this meeting series, contact Amit Jhala, the CPC Program Coordinator and Extension Weed Management Specialist, 402-472-1534, or UNL Department of Agronomy Events at 402-472-5636. Download the program flyer to share this information.