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Extension to host weed management, cover crops field day

Growers, crop consultants and educators are encouraged to attend Nebraska Extension's Weed Management and Cover Crops Field Day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 28 at the South Central Agricultural Laboratory near Clay Center.

Long-term forecast: Weak farm income to limit state's economic growth

Weak farm income will continue to hamper Nebraska’s economic growth during the next three years, according to the latest long-term forecast produced by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Bureau of Business Research and the Nebraska Business Forecast Council.

Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center hosts open house June 29

The inaugural open house at the University of Nebraska Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead -- formerly the Agricultural Research and Development Center -- is planned for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 29. The event is co-hosted by State Sen. Bruce Bostelman.

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.