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Project aims to boost global wheat yields

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln research team has earned a three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to develop higher-yielding lines of hybrid wheat that can meet rising demand for the staple food crop.
Baenziger

New Nebraska Crop Management Conference Jan. 19-20

Nebraska Extension has a new offering in its winter line-up of programs for farmers and agribusiness seeking research updates and recommendations for Nebraska crop production. The Nebraska Crop Management Conference will be held Jan. 19-20 at the Younes Conference Center, 416 W. Talmadge Rd., in Kearney.
Sprayer

Study: Maximizing Grain Yields Won’t Meet Future African Needs

Maximizing cereal crops yields in sub-Saharan Africa would still fail to meet the region's skyrocketing grain demand by 2050, according to a new study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Wageningen University and multiple African institutions.
Ghana

Nebraska Extension offers 2017 training for commercial, noncommercial pesticide applicators

Training dates are set for Nebraska's commercial and noncommercial pesticide applicators seeking first-time certification, or recertification of their license, to use or purchase restricted-use pesticides in 2017.
Commercial App

Resistance, safety are key factors in private pesticide applicator training

Private pesticide applicators holding licenses that expire in 2017, as well as anyone seeking first-time private applicator certification, can contact their local Nebraska Extension office for pesticide safety education training sessions.

Farm Beginnings Program to begin Jan. 7 in Nebraska City

Nebraska Extension will begin its 9th Farm Beginnings® Program Jan. 7 at the Kimmel Education and Research Center at 5985 G Road in Nebraska City.

Nebraska Extension to host crop production clinics in January

University of Nebraska-Lincoln crop production and pest management specialists have scheduled a series of crop production clinics across the state in January to provide the latest research-based information and recommendations for 2017.

Nebraska Soybean Day and Machinery Expo is Dec. 15

The 2016 Nebraska Soybean Day and Machinery Expo on Dec. 15 will assist soybean producers in planning for next year's growing season.
Soybean Expo

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