Nebraska Extension offers training for commercial, noncommercial pesticide applicators

Nebraska's commercial and noncommercial pesticide applicators seeking first-time certification or recertification of their license to use or purchase restricted-use pesticides in 2016 can get training through the Nebraska Extension Pesticide Safety Education Program.

Nebraska Extension provides training for private pesticide applicators

Private pesticide applicators holding licenses that expire in 2016, as well as anyone seeking first-time private applicator certification, can contact their local Nebraska Extension office for information on pesticide safety education training sessions that begin in January.

Nebraska Soybean Day and Machinery Expo is Dec. 17

The 2015 Nebraska Soybean Day and Machinery Expo on Dec. 17 will assist soybean producers in planning for next year's growing season.

Nebraska Extension to hold crop production clinics in January

University of Nebraska-Lincoln crop production and pest management specialists have scheduled a series of crop production clinics across the state in January to provide the latest research-based information and recommendations for 2016.

Faculty Spotlight: Julie Peterson

Meet Julie Peterson, assistant professor and extension specialist in the Department of Entomology.

Deadline to register for field-to-market efficiency workshops is Dec. 3

Field-to-market efficiency workshops will take place in eight locations in Nebraska the week of Dec. 7, where farmers will learn how to use a web-based computer tool called the Fieldprint Calculator.

Dec. 4 workshop focuses on windbreaks

A well designed and maintained windbreak can provide many benefits to a farm, home or acreage. Nebraska Extension is partnering with the Nebraska Forest Service and the Lower Platte North Natural Resources District to provide a workshop offering information on how to create and implement a windbreak plan.

Registration open for Nebraska Extension Master Gardener program

Nebraska Extension is again offering Extension Master Gardener training throughout the state.