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Daran Rudnick, Nebraska Extension Agriculture Water Management Specialist, outlines 2017’s Testing Ag Performance Solutions contest, in which teams competed to manage profitability, efficiency and yield.

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Bob Klein, Nebraska Extension western Nebraska crops specialist, describes how dry soils could threaten the state's winter wheat crop.

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Rodrigo Werle, Nebraska Extension cropping systems specialist, outlines the results of Nebraska Extension’s dicamba survey.

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When it comes to buying corn seed, avoid investing in GMO insect protection you don't need. This guide looks at available traits and which proteins are effective on which pest species to help growers select the product best suited to their fields.
Bob Klein, Nebraska Extension western Nebraska crops specialist, talks about the benefits and challenges of using dicamba.
Rodrigo Werle, Nebraska Extension cropping systems specialist, explains how farmers can terminate cover crops before corn or soybean planting.

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Nebraska Extension helps farm families plan for the future
Aug 8 – Nebraska Extension is focused on making sure those at the front line of the agriculture industry — farm and ranch families — have a plan in place for how operations will be managed for years to come. Read more
Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory to host 19th annual open house
Aug 6 – Those interested in cattle and natural resource management are encouraged to attend the 19th annual open house at the Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory Aug. 22 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. MDT. Read more