South Central Ag Lab to Host Field Day Aug. 19

August 13, 2015

Lincoln, Neb. — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln South Central Agricultural Laboratory near Clay Center will host a field day Aug. 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Growers, crop consultants and educators interested in crop production are encouraged to attend. 

South Central Ag Lab to Host Field Day Aug. 19
South Central Ag Lab to Host Field Day Aug. 19

Speakers will present research focused on cover crops, nutrient management, soil water management and pest management for improved crop production and profitability. A total of six Continuing Education Units will be provided in nutrient management, soil and water management, integrated pest management and crop management. 

Keynote lunch speaker at the event will be Ronnie Green, Harlan Vice Chancellor of the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources and interim senior vice chancellor for academic affairs at UNL.  

There is no cost to attend the field day. However, pre-registration is requested by calling 402-762-3644 or emailing

The South Central Agricultural Laboratory is five miles west of the intersection of Highways 14 and 6, or 13 miles east of Hastings on Highway 6. For more information, including maps and directions, visit

The field day is sponsored by Nebraska Extension, Nebraska Corn Board, Nebraska's Natural Resources Districts and several industry sponsors.

Tamra Jackson-Ziems
Nebraska Extension