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Do you need to renew your Private Pesticide Applicator's License or certify for the first time or look up your license status?

Training options and dates and how to look up your license status can be found at: https://go.unl.edu/2019privatepesticidetraining

Land applicator training for any farmers or manure haulers that need to be certified or simply want to learn more how to interpret manure sample tests.

https://extension.unl.edu/statewide/saline/nebraska-extension-offers-land-application-training-in-february/

Palmar Amaranth has become a troublesome weed to control in Gage, Jefferson and Saline Counties and other areas of Nebraska

This is definitely worth the time if you can view this recorded video. 

“Strategies for Managing Palmer Amaranth with Multiple Resistance: The Most Troublesome Weed in U.S. Agriculture” presented by Professor Jason Norsworthy of the University of Arkansas

Recorded Webinar Link:  https://go.unl.edu/palmer



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Nebraska Extension offers resources to flood victims
Mar 22 – As Nebraskans begin returning to their homes in the aftermath of widespread historic flooding, Nebraska Extension has mobilized a number of resources to aid in the road to recovery. Read more
Sequenced Genome of Ancient Crop Could Raise Yields
Mar 5 – An international team has sequenced and mapped the genome of proso millet – a feat essential to raising yields of the drought-resistant crop in the Nebraska Panhandle and semiarid regions where population booms foreshadow food shortages. Read more