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UAS workshop, digital ag meeting planned for Sept. 20-21

Students, academics, industry professionals and anyone interested in digital agriculture are encouraged to attend a workshop on unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) on Sept. 20 and a digital agriculture all hands meeting on Sept. 21.

Northeast Nebraskans turn out for Haskell field day

Over 400 Northeast Nebraskans converged upon the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Haskell Agricultural Laboratory near Concord on Aug. 14 for a climate and crops family field day.
Mike Boehm

Husker research to explore the emergence of specialized body parts, plants

New research conducted by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s James Schnable will use corn to test the idea that the emergence of specialized body parts occurs through whole genome duplication.

View latest crop and pest research at South Central Ag Lab Aug. 29

Participants will be able to tour multiple field research trials in six key areas Aug. 29 at the South Central Agricultural Laboratory field day.

Nebraska Extension helps farm families plan for the future

Nebraska Extension is focused on making sure those at the front line of the agriculture industry — farm and ranch families — have a plan in place for how operations will be managed for years to come.
A combine in a field at sunset. Links to larger image.

Mark Wilkins named Nebraska Corn Checkoff Presidential Chair

Mark Wilkins, professor of biological systems engineering and food science and technology at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, has been named Nebraska Corn Checkoff Presidential Chair.
Mark Wilkins

Nebraska Extension offers corn and soybean production clinics in August

Nebraska Extension’s Aug. 22 Midwest Soybean Production Clinic and Aug. 23 Midwest Corn Production Clinic will provide an in-field opportunity for participants to work with crops in the early vegetative stages of growth through maturity.

Nebraska Extension offers clinic for those who have inherited farmland

Those who have in inherited or received farmland and want to learn more about the best strategies for managing the asset are encouraged to attend one of several Nebraska Extension programs being offered across the state in August and September.