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Crops

Where has all the farmland gone?

How to deal with the urbanization and conversion of productive farmland away from food production, will be the topic of discussion in a 15-week series of courses taking place on Tuesday evenings, starting in January on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s East Campus.
NRCS

Organic farming roundtable series offered this spring

A roundtable series to be held Monday evenings on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s East Campus will discuss organic farming.
Organic Farming

Fremont Corn Expo on Jan. 5 to scout ag horizon and offer answers

The 2017 Fremont Corn Expo on Jan. 5 will assist corn producers in planning for next year's growing season.
Expo

Project aims to boost global wheat yields

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln research team has earned a three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to develop higher-yielding lines of hybrid wheat that can meet rising demand for the staple food crop.
Baenziger

New Nebraska Crop Management Conference Jan. 19-20

Nebraska Extension has a new offering in its winter line-up of programs for farmers and agribusiness seeking research updates and recommendations for Nebraska crop production. The Nebraska Crop Management Conference will be held Jan. 19-20 at the Younes Conference Center, 416 W. Talmadge Rd., in Kearney.
Sprayer

Study: Maximizing Grain Yields Won’t Meet Future African Needs

Maximizing cereal crops yields in sub-Saharan Africa would still fail to meet the region's skyrocketing grain demand by 2050, according to a new study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Wageningen University and multiple African institutions.
Ghana

Nebraska Extension offers 2017 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 in 2017.
Commercial App

Resistance, safety are key factors in private pesticide applicator training

Private pesticide applicators holding licenses that expire in 2017, as well as anyone seeking first-time private applicator certification, can contact their local Nebraska Extension office for pesticide safety education training sessions.

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