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Control yellow nutsedge before June 21

A grass is a grass unless it’s a sedge. And to start ridding yellow nutsedge in your lawn and landscape, homeowners should act before June 21.

Extension releases grain marketing plan app

A new mobile application from Nebraska Extension aims to help today’s farmers manage their operations in a rapidly changing price environment.

New research quantifies the dispersal of Glyphosate resistance trait through pollen-mediated gene flow

New multidisciplinary research from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln quantifies the dispersal of Glyphosate resistance trait through pollen-mediated gene flow in the most problematic weed in Nebraska.
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Drone project a winner for Gering High School, extension center

A team of students from Gering High School was named one of three national winners in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest in April. Gering received a $150,000 grant and $20,000 for a local nonprofit of their choice, which was the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Panhandle Research and Extension Center in Scottsbluff.

2016 Nebraska farm financial averages released

The 2016 Nebraska Farm Business, Inc. averages were recently completed. The average data shows several surprises in 2016 including an increase in net farm income from $29,432 in 2015 to $45,703 in 2016.

Cahoon to receive honorary doctorate from Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Edgar Cahoon, George Holmes Professor of Biochemistry and Director of the Center for Plant Science Innovation at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, has been selected to receive an honorary doctorate from the Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Crop Production Science at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences.

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.

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.