Water and crops field day offered Aug. 24 in North Platte

Nebraska Extension and the Nebraska Water Balance Alliance will host a water and crops field day on Aug. 24 at the West Central Research and Extension Center, 402 W. State Farm Road, North Platte.

Field day focuses on weed control, herbicides

Nebraska Extension’s weed management and cover crops field day was held June 28 at the South Central Agricultural Laboratory near Clay Center.

BugMasters program prepares volunteers to teach youth

The BugMasters volunteer program, held in mid-July, was a two-day training camp that covered topics such as basic insect biology and insect orders, pollinators, pests, and how to teach insect programs.

Soybean management field days set for Aug. 8-11 at four locations

The 19th annual soybean management field days, scheduled for Aug. 8-11, will focus on staying competitive in a global marketplace, increasing profits and meeting the world's growing food and energy needs starting in Nebraska.

Nebraska Extension specialist responds to dicamba concerns

An estimated 500,000 acres of dicamba-tolerant soybean were planted this year across the state, but broadleaf crops sensitive to the herbicide are raising concerns for growers. Amit Jhala, Nebraska Extension weed management specialist, has been responding to those concerns.

Nebraska research to examine cover crop benefits

A new two-year study led by researchers from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will focus on the benefits of cover crops.
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Beef Quality Assurance stockmanship clinic Aug. 22 in North Platte

Nebraska Extension will host a Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) stockmanship clinic on Aug. 22 at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds, 5015 West Hwy 30, in North Platte.

Extension educator receives 4-H leadership award

Nebraska Extension Educator Steve Pritchard has received the seventh annual Bill Stevens 4-H Leadership Award from Premium Ammunition.