January 31, 2019
2019 Pesticide Safety Education Program ScheduleTraining information for chemigation and private, commercial, noncommercial pesticide applicators is available at pested.unl.edu
For Diacamba training, please visit http://www.nda.nebraska.gov/pesticide/dicamba.html
Learn More About 4-H!
Protecting Crops in a Warmer WorldHigher temperatures caused by climate change aren’t just increasing the number of daytime scorchers. Nights are getting warmer as well, stressing plants and decreasing yields of vital crops worldwide.
New Turfgrass App Goes GlobalExtension Educator, Bill Kreuser, has developed a new software application aimed at making turf grass management simpler and more sustainable.
New 4-H Grant Looks to Increase Youth in Computer ScienceNebraska 4-H received a National Science Foundation Grant to create toolkits to aid youth interested in computer science.
Tractor Safety Classes
The most common cause of agricultural-related death in Nebraska is overturned tractors and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs). Employing anyone uncertified under age 16 is a liability risk for farmers if those children operate such equipment.