wheat field

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

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

Registration now open for 2020 private pesticide training

Nebraska Extension’s private pesticide applicator training season gets underway in January and continues through April.
Nebraska Department of Agriculture Pesticide Applicator License example

Plan to attend the 24nd Annual Great Plains Growers Conference and Trade Show

The Great Plains Growers Conference will be held on Jan. 9-11, 2020 at the Fulkerson Conference Center on the Missouri Western State University Campus in St. Joseph, Missouri.
24nd Annual Great Plains Growers Conference and Trade Show flyer. Information provided in text below.

Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference is Feb. 20-21

The annual Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference will celebrate 35 years Feb. 20 and 21 at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Kearney.
a woman driving a combine

Commercial/noncommercial pesticide training opportunities continue to grow

Pesticide safety is at the heart of more than four dozen training sessions to be offered from January through April across Nebraska. The sessions are offered in multiple formats for commercial/noncommercial pesticide applicators to become certified or recertified.
applying pesticides to a field