Nebraska Extension in Phelps & Gosper Counties
News from Nebraska Extension Educators
2018 Dicamba Best Management Practices - Todd Whitney
'Best Management Practices' are used to solve many agricultural production and environmental challenges. During the 2016 growing season, resistant pamer amaranth weeds became a major concern with many crop producers. As a result numerous soybean and corn producers this year used new labelled herbicides containing dicamba in their post-emerge weed control programs targeting resistant pamer amaranth control. Read More
Dicamba Certification Training
2018 Nebraska Extension Crop Production Clinics
Farmers and ranchers have several opportunities to take part in the annual Nebraska Extension sponsored Crop Production Clinics. Each clinic will feature Extension Educators and other Crop Specialists speaking on a variety of crop production areas. If you are interested in attending any clinic, open the highlighted text at the bottom. You will be redirected to the Crop Production Clinics 2018 website.
Clinics will be held:
Private Pest Ed, Chemigation Training Schedules
Private Pesticide Applicator Certification Trainings
Private Applicators in Nebraska whose certification expires in 2018 are reminded of upcoming training sessions throughout Nebraska. Applicators are asked to bring your (1) the barcode form letter from the Department of Agriculture, (2) Your old Private Pesticide car, (3) $40 for material fee (cash or a check payable to: University of Nebraska). Pre-registration is requested for each location; so plese contact the host county Extension Office at least one week prior. An RSVP will assist with local meeting room setup; securing adequate training materials and break refreshment planning.
Jan 11 – Those interested in learning about how to keep honey bees are encouraged to register for Nebraska Extension’s introductory beekeeping workshops. Read more
Jan 9 – Nebraska Extension and Nebraska 4-H are piloting a youth preparedness and educational outreach program known as MyPI (My Youth Preparedness Initiative) Nebraska now through Aug. 2018. Read more