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Crops

Researchers earn grant to develop next-gen underground sensor technology

University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers have earned a $450,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a second generation of underground sensor technology that can automate decision-making when it comes to irrigating crops.
Vuran Irmak

Cover crop field day Sept. 7

A Nebraska Extension/NRCS Sponsored cover crop field day is scheduled for Sept. 7 in western Nemaha County.

Bacterial leaf streak disease confirmed in corn

Bacterial leaf streak disease of corn, caused by Xanthomonas vasicola pv. vasculorum, has been confirmed in some Nebraska corn fields.
Bacterial Leaf Streak

Irrigation management field day Sept. 8

Nebraska Extension and MidPlains Ag are collaborating on a Technologies for Irrigation Management Field Day near Elgin on Thursday, Sept. 8.
Irrigation

Nebraska Extension offers crop diagnostic clinic, corn and soybean school

Nebraska Extension is providing a late-season crop diagnostic clinic Aug. 24 and a corn and soybean production school Aug. 25. Both sessions will be at the Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1071 County Road G, near Mead.
CMDC

Water and crops field day offered Aug. 23 in North Platte

Nebraska Extension and the Nebraska Water Balance Alliance will host a systems approach to cropping and irrigation management field day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 23 at the West Central Research and Extension Center, 402 W. State Farm Road in North Platte.
Irrigation

Aug. 20 farm tour to look at cover crops, flaming and crimping

A Butler County farm tour will look at two operations where growers have integrated cover crops and used flaming or crimper tecnology to manage weeds.

Cover crop forage field day Aug. 25 near Boelus

Nebraska Extension is hosting a cover crop field day Aug. 25 to focus on using cover crops to both improve the soil and produce forage.
Cover Crops

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