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Extension specialist urges caution when making herbicide selection

New in 2017 is a lawn product name that may sound familiar. But the new Roundup for Lawns is a stark contrast from the traditional Roundup herbicide, said a Nebraska Extension integrated turfgrass management specialist.
Roundup

Nebraska Extension field crop scout training is May 10

Growers and industry representatives who want to learn how to better manage corn and soybean pests are encouraged to register for Nebraska Extension's field crop scout training course May 10 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center (formerly the Agricultural Research and Development Center) near Mead.
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New online tool helps growers find on-farm research results

A new tool is available on the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network website that allows growers to click on a map of Nebraska to find out about research projects conducted on farms in their area.
On-farm research

Registration open for BugMasters training camp

Nebraska Extension and the Department of Entomology at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln are offering a “BugMasters” volunteer program training for adults interested in learning more about insects.
BugMasters

Ag Science Expo at Raising Nebraska April 29

In celebration of the Nebraska Science Festival, Raising Nebraska and Nebraska Extension are hosting an Ag Science Expo April 29 from 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Raising Nebraska

Pesticide container recycling enters 26th year

The annual statewide pesticide container recycling program, coordinated by Nebraska Extension’s Pesticide Safety Education Program, is in its 26th year. The recycling program encourages agricultural producers to bring clean containers to one of 20 sites at no cost to them.
Container Recycling

Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities Conference April 19-20 in McCook

The Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities (CEC) Conference will be held April 19-20 in McCook.

Iowa State extension climatologist speaks at Nebrasaka

Elwynn Taylor, extension climatologist at Iowa State University visited the University of Nebraska—Lincoln on March 29 to share his analysis of weather influence on the Midwest.
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