Soybean Management Field Days
Soybean Management Field Days
 

2019 Soybean Management Field Days

August 13-16, 2019


For 21 years, Soybean Management Field Days have been helping Nebraska growers stay competitive in the global marketplace.  We’ve brought research-based information to your neighborhood to help soybean growers maximize productivity and profitability through smart decisions and efficient use of resources.  Meeting the world's growing food and energy needs starts right here in Nebraska – at the 2019 Soybean Management Field Days!  Join us at a site near you – complimentary admission and lunch included.

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Sponsors - Nebraska Soybean Board and Nebraska Extension

 

SMFD Locations

2019 Locations

The field days begin with 9 a.m. registration and conclude at 2:30 p.m. Free registration is available the day of the event. Dates, locations and directions are listed below.  (Downloadable maps and directions coming soon!)

Tuesday, Aug. 13
Don Fellows Farm - SARGENT, NE
Google link * GPS Coordinates: 41.669138, -99.370768

 

Wednesday, Aug. 14
Tim & Angie Labenz Farm - PILGER, NE
Google link * GPS Coordinates: 41.967281, -97.078066

  

Thursday, Aug. 15
Ross & Judd Boekner Farm - PLYMOUTH, NE
Google link * GPS Coordinates: 40.308921,-97.029196

     

Friday, Aug. 16
Lynn Neujahr Farm
- WAVERLY, NE
Google link * GPS Coordinates:  40.885317, -96.535462



 

What will you learn about?


Learn how to profitably apply the products of technology and research at the farm level.  This educational event is for you - the soybean grower and agronomic representatives supporting the soybean industry. Experts will share their knowledge and experiences as they relate to soybean production, marketing and management.

  • Making Sense of Production Costs and Policy Changes

  • Insects, Cover Crops, and Hail:  Making Good Management Decisions

  • Soybean Weed Control & Cover Crops - What's Doing All the Work? Rethinking Your Weed Management Program  AND  Cover Crops and Soil Microbial Communities - Possible Effects on Soybean Nutrition and Nutrient Cycling

  • Soybean Production and Cover Crops - Seed, planting and Irrigation Management Decisions on Cover Crops


 



   



What you will learn

 

 The Presenters

The Presenters

Unbiased, research-based information from University presenters and industry consultants.   Updates on biodiesel use and markets are provided by the members and staff of the Nebraska Soybean Checkoff and others. 

 


Making Sense of Production Costs and Policy Changes

Brad Lubben, Nebraska Extension Policy Specialist

Glennis McClure, Nebraska Extension Farm and Ranch Management Analyst

 

Insects, Cover Crops, and Hail:

Making Good Management Decisions

Justin McMechan, University of Nebraska Crop Protection and Cropping Systems Specialist    

Tom Hunt, Nebraska Extension Entomologist

Jim Specht, UNL Emeritus Professor of Agronomy and Horticulture

Robert Wright, Nebraska Extension Entomologist

 

Soybean Weed Control & Cover Crops

-What’s Doing All the Work? Rethinking Your Weed Management Program

Chris Proctor, Nebraska Weed Management Extension Educator

- Cover Crops and Soil Microbial Communities - Possible Effects on Soybean Nutrition and Nutrient Cycling

Katja Koehler-Cole, UNL Research Assistant Professor

 

Soybean Production & Cover Crops

Seed, Planting and Irrigation Management

Decisions with Cover Crops

Steve Melvin, Nebraska Extension Educator, Cropping Systems

Troy Ingram, Nebraska Extension Educator, Cropping System



We are conducting replicated research at the Soybean Management Field Days sites...
learn about what we are finding out!

Research Updates

Contact Us

   
Nebraska Soybean Checkoff

 3815 Touzalin Ave. Suite 101 * Lincoln, NE 68507 * 1-800-852-BEAN

   info@nebraskasoybeans.org

Nebraska Extension

   1071 County Road G * Ithaca, NE 68033 * 1-800-529-8030

   kglewen1@unl.edu