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DICAMBA TRAINING: Dicamba Training will be conducted by the companies, not UNL. Most have an online training option. Some also have live webinars and in-person meetings. Please see each company’s info:

2021 Field Day

2021 Field Day Brochure

Land Application Training

Applying Manure Management Concepts On-Farm, are scheduled to be in-person at many locations across the state in June. These 2.5 hour sessions will focus on what fields we should choose to best utilize manure nutrients and other benefits. The sessions will be highly participant-led and will have limited seating at each session.

Private Pesticide Training by ZOOM

Nebraska Extension in Northeast and Northcentral Nebraska will be offering four private pesticide applicator trainings by Zoom in March and April. Each one will have a different agricultural area of focus. The areas to be focused on are corn, soybean, pasture and wheat/alfalfa.  

ZOOM Registration and Information link. Preregistration will be required. Register at the following links:

Nebraska Extension invites producers to learn more. “Knowledge that Helps Cultivate Opportunities”: 

Nebraska Cover Crop and Soil Health Conference Recordings are now available:

Click here for videos on the Conference website.

Area producers will find valuable resources and can access virtual field days through the following links:

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Panhandle Perspectives – Rural fellows spend summer helping strengthen Panhandle communities

July 17, 2021
Three college students from different parts of Nebraska are spending the summer in the Chadron area of northwest Nebraska, learning while helping strengthen the community through the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Rural Fellows internship program.

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2021 Forage Field Day events planned for South Dakota, Nebraska

July 14, 2021
Livestock owners, forage producers, and all those interested in forage production are encouraged to attend the 2021 Forage Field Days, presented jointly by South Dakota State University Extension and Nebraska Extension.

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South Central Field Day July 28 features latest research

July 14, 2021
Learn about current, up-to-date field trials and topics focusing on improved crop production and profitability at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s South Central Agricultural Laboratory, near Harvard, on Wednesday, July 28. The event is designed for guests to customize their day to select the tours they are most interested in.

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Gamma Sigma Delta recognizes initiates and award recipients

July 1, 2021
The Nebraska Chapter of the Honor Society of Agriculture, Gamma Sigma Delta, has welcomed 17 new members in agricultural sciences, natural resources, education and human sciences, biological systems engineering and their related sciences and technologies.

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