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Nebraska Extension weed management field day is June 26

Growers, crop consultants, ag professionals and extension educators are encouraged to attend Nebraska Extension's weed management field day from 8.30 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 26 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s South Central Agricultural Laboratory near Clay Center.
Field Day

Doing Your Part: Recycle plastic ag pesticide containers for useful products

Recycling plastic is the right thing to do -- especially when it diverts about 75,000 pounds of pesticide containers annually from Nebraska landfills.
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Quarterly webinar series to address land management issues

The second edition of Agricultural Land Management Quarterly will cover 2019 cash rental rates and land values in Nebraska and critical communication issues between landlords and tenants.
Ag Land Management Quarterly

Extension Risk Management Education Center announces funding of projects

The North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center (NCERMEC) recently awarded over $597,000 in funding for 13 project directors to develop extension risk management education programs for producers.
Rural

Study of sorghum-munching aphids earns NSF award

A tiny invader’s gooey march through U.S. sorghum fields continues to devastate crop yields, forcing some farmers out of the sorghum business despite the crop’s increasing importance.
Joe Louis

EPA-required paraquat training among additional use restrictions

New, federally required training now is available for certified applicators who use products that contain paraquat as an active ingredient.
Paraquat

Crop scout training is May 8

Agriculture industry representatives and corn and soybean growers wanting to learn how to better manage corn and soybean pests are encouraged to attend a crop scout training course May 8 at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead, 1071 County Road G.
Crop Scout

Extension releases results of 2018 farmer-conducted research

Farmers participating in the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network conducted over 70 on-farm research studies in 2018, covering a wide range of topics.
NOFRN

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