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Soybean management field days set for Aug. 8-11 at four locations

The 19th annual soybean management field days, scheduled for Aug. 8-11, will focus on staying competitive in a global marketplace, increasing profits and meeting the world's growing food and energy needs starting in Nebraska.
SMFD

Nebraska Extension specialist responds to dicamba concerns

An estimated 500,000 acres of dicamba-tolerant soybean were planted this year across the state, but broadleaf crops sensitive to the herbicide are raising concerns for growers. Amit Jhala, Nebraska Extension weed management specialist, has been responding to those concerns.
Dicamba

Nebraska research to examine cover crop benefits

A new two-year study led by researchers from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will focus on the benefits of cover crops.
Cover Crops

Plant scientists aim to turn sorghum into jet fuel

As members of a new federally funded bioenergy research center, two Nebraska plant scientists plan to spend the next five years working to expand the oil-producing capability of the sorghum plant.
sorghum

Cover crops conference brings together crop growers and cattle operators

Nebraska Extension, Lancaster County Farm Bureau, Nebraska Corn Board and North Central SARE have teamed up to offer a unique learning and networking opportunity for potential cover crop growers and cattle operators.

Nebraska Extension offers crop management clinics

Agribusiness professionals and crop producers will have an opportunity to take a close-up look at field conditions, research and techniques at Nebraska Extension Crop Management Diagnostic Clinics in July and August at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead.
ENREC

Extension to host weed management, cover crops field day

Growers, crop consultants and educators are encouraged to attend Nebraska Extension's Weed Management and Cover Crops Field Day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 28 at the South Central Agricultural Laboratory near Clay Center.

Long-term forecast: Weak farm income to limit state's economic growth

Weak farm income will continue to hamper Nebraska’s economic growth during the next three years, according to the latest long-term forecast produced by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Bureau of Business Research and the Nebraska Business Forecast Council.

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