West Central Research and Extension Center

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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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Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers is March 5
Feb 21 – Agriculture industry representatives and corn and soybean growers wanting to better manage pests are encouraged to attend the Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers course March 5 at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead, 1071 County Road G. Read more
Lincoln to host AgrAbility National Training Workshop in March
Feb 12 – Agricultural workers with disabilities or chronic illness, their families and professional staff are invited to the AgrAbility National Training Workshop from March 25-28 at the Embassy Suites in downtown Lincoln. Read more