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Program allows SNAP participants to double fruits, vegetables

Nebraska Extension is partnering with the Nebraska Department of Agriculture, CHI Health and Children's Hospital and Medical Center to double the value of federal nutrition benefits in Lincoln through the Double Up Food Bucks program.
Double Up

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

Beef Quality Assurance stockmanship clinic Aug. 22 in North Platte

Nebraska Extension will host a Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) stockmanship clinic on Aug. 22 at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds, 5015 West Hwy 30, in North Platte.

Extension educator receives 4-H leadership award

Nebraska Extension Educator Steve Pritchard has received the seventh annual Bill Stevens 4-H Leadership Award from Premium Ammunition.
Pritchard

Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory open house Aug. 23

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory will host its 18th annual open house Aug. 23 from 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
GSL

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.

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