Soybean Management Field Days

All Day
Various Statewide Locations
Keith Glewen, UNL Extension Educator, 402-624-8030, kglewen1@unl.edu
Soybean Management Field Days Aug. 11-14, 2015 focuses on staying competitive in a global marketplace, increasing profits and meeting the world’s growing food and energy needs starting right here in Nebraska.
2015 locations include:


August 11 - Holdrege, NE
August 12 - Alda, NE
August 13 - Wakefield, NE
August 14 - Greenwood, NE

The field days are sponsored by the Nebraska Soybean Board in partnership with UNL Extension in the university’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources and are funded through checkoff dollars. The efforts of the checkoff are directed by the United Soybean Board promoting progress powered by U.S. farmers.

The field days will offer producers unbiased and research-based information to improve their soybean profitability.

The event consists of four stops across the state, each with replicated research/ demonstration plots, lunch and time for questions. Producers can obtain ideas and insight about the challenges they face in producing a quality crop at a profitable price in today’s global economy.

By participating in the Soybean Management Field Days, producers will see their checkoff dollars at work bringing leading technology and ideas to producers. Presenters include university specialists, educators and industry consultants.

Agronomists, plant disease, and insect specialists will be available to address production-related questions. Participants can bring unknown crop problems for complimentary identification.

The field days begin with 9 a.m. registration and conclude at 2:30 p.m. Free registration is available the day of the event.

Farm locations will be as follows:

Aug 11 - Holdrege
Aug 12 - Alda
Aug 13 – Wakefield
Aug 14 – Greenwood

Visit the website at: http://ardc.unl.edu/soydays to learn more and download maps. For more information about the field days and maps to sites, visit the Soybean Management Field Days Web site at http://ardc.unl.edu/soydays. Or contact the Nebraska Soybean Board at (800)852-BEAN or University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension at 1-800-529-8030.

http://ardc.unl.edu/soydays

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