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Nebraska Extension to hold cattle production risk management workshops

Specialists and educators from Nebraska Extension will present vital information concerning cattle management strategies during cattle production risk management workshops this fall at five locations across the state.
Cattle

Nebraska cattle producers urged to prepare for new regulations

Nebraska beef cattle producers should begin preparing for the Jan. 1, 2017, implementation of the Veterinary Feed Directive regulations, according to Rob Eirich, Nebraska beef quality assurance director with Nebraska Extension.
VFD

Researchers earn grant to develop next-gen underground sensor technology

University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers have earned a $450,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a second generation of underground sensor technology that can automate decision-making when it comes to irrigating crops.
Vuran Irmak

Cover crop field day Sept. 7

A Nebraska Extension/NRCS Sponsored cover crop field day is scheduled for Sept. 7 in western Nemaha County.

Bacterial leaf streak disease confirmed in corn

Bacterial leaf streak disease of corn, caused by Xanthomonas vasicola pv. vasculorum, has been confirmed in some Nebraska corn fields.
Bacterial Leaf Streak

Irrigation management field day Sept. 8

Nebraska Extension and MidPlains Ag are collaborating on a Technologies for Irrigation Management Field Day near Elgin on Thursday, Sept. 8.
Irrigation

Faculty Spotlight: Ashley Mueller

Meet Ashley Mueller, extension educator and disaster education coordinator for Nebraska Extension.

IPM Calculator guides schools in pest intervention

With the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Calculator and a walk-through inspection, schools get graded for the likelihood of insects, rodents and other unsavory, often-hidden pests.
IPM

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