wheat field

Nebraska Cover Crop and Soil Health Conference set for Feb. 13

The Nebraska Cover Crop and Soil Health Conference will provide information to growers who are just getting started with cover crops and to those who are already making cover crops part of their operation.
Attendees at the Cover Crop and Soil Health Conference

Agricultural Custom Operators Invited to Participate in the 2020 Nebraska Custom Rates Survey

Nebraska Extension’s 2020 custom rates survey is seeking participation from anyone in Nebraska who performs custom machine hire or contracts for specific farm services.
tractor in a field

"Good Farmer to Great Manager" record-keeping class coming to York Jan. 23-24

Nebraska Extension’s “Good Farmer to Great Manager” record-keeping classes will teach farmers and ranchers to keep accurate records for their operations.
Good Farmer to Great Manager

Organic grain production topic of January 30 workshop

An organic farming workshop on Jan. 30 will assist growers who are seeking information on what is required to grow organic corn, soybeans, wheat, grain sorghum and forage crops.
Organic Grain

Nebraska extension offers introductory beekeeping workshops

The workshop consists of lectures, demonstrations and hands-on activities designed to help participants understand the biology and importance of honey bees.
a group of beekeepers

$1.2 million grant to help corn and wheat growers manage nitrogen fertilizer application

Corn and wheat growers across Nebraska will be able to gain hands-on experience with cutting-edge technologies that will allow them to more precisely identify the amount of nitrogen fertilizer their crops need, while preventing excess nitrates from ending up in Nebraska’s water supply.
Drone surveying a field

Nebraska Extension Weed Science School

Growers, crop consultants, and educators are encouraged to attend Nebraska Extension Weed Science School from 8.30 a.m. to 3.45 p.m. January 29 at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead.
Weed Science School itinerary.

Nebraska Extension offering land application training in January and February

Turning manure nutrients into better crop yields while protecting the environment will be the focus of nine Nebraska Extension workshops being held across the state this January and February.
a truck spreading manure