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Participants needed for the 2018 Nebraska Farm Custom Rate Survey

Nebraska custom operators are invited to take part in the 2018 Nebraska Farm Custom Rate Survey.

Nebraska Extension offers 2018 training for commercial, noncommercial pesticide applicators

Training dates are set for Nebraska's commercial and noncommercial pesticide applicators seeking first-time certification, or recertification of their license, to use or purchase restricted use pesticides (RUPs) in 2018.

Resistance, safety are key factors in private pesticide applicator training

ivate pesticide applicators holding licenses that expire in 2018, as well as anyone seeking first-time private applicator certification, can contact their local Nebraska Extension office for information on pesticide safety education training sessions.

Competition allows ag producers to try new technologies, methods

A new University of Nebraska-Lincoln-led partnership is helping agricultural producers explore emerging technologies and identify ways to strengthen profitability without increasing risk during the growing season.

Nebraska Soybean Day and Machinery Expo is Dec. 14 in Wahoo

The 2017 Nebraska Soybean Day and Machinery Expo will assist soybean producers in planning for growing season.
Soybean Expo

Is sub-Saharan Africa the world's next breadbasket? Nebraska study says it's unlikely

While there is huge potential for sub-Saharan Africa to increase agricultural productivity, the odds that the region will become the world's next breadbasket are low, according to a new study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Sub-Saharan Africa

Grant to support development of Midwest hop production

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is partnering with Plattsmouth, Neb. based, Midwest Hop Producers, LLC to develop a production market for locally sourced hops.

Student driven publication focuses on big data

The 2017 issue of Strategic Discussions for Nebraska is now available. The title for this year’s publication is “Big Data: Managing the Future’s Agriculture and Natural Resource Systems.”