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Crop Management Diagnostic Clinics

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Date: Thursday, July 17th
Time: All day
Description:

MEAD, Neb. — Agribusiness professionals and crop producers will take a close-up look at field conditions, research and techniques at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's midsummer Crop Management Diagnostic Clinic on July 17.


The UNL Extension clinic begins with 7:30 a.m. registration at the Agricultural Research and Development Center near Mead and starts at 8 a.m. Participants will meet at the August N. Christenson Research and Education Building.



Keith Glewen, UNL extension educator said, &ldquo;Benefits of the crop management and diagnostic clinics include one-on-one attention, on-site plot demonstrations, interaction with other participants, discussions about cutting edge research and an opportunity to earn continuing education credits through Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) program.&quot;


Topics on July 17 include: Selecting Cover Crops and Comparing Seeding Methods; Use of Herbicides for Resistant Weed Management in Soybeans: Now and in the Future; The Herbicide Mode of Action Challenge; Crop Scene Investigation (CSI); Learn skills in how to diagnose field problems; Agronomics and Economics Behind Corn, Cover Crops and Cattle; and Corn Hybrid Placement.


Six Certified Crop Adviser credits (soil and water management – 1.0, crop management – 2.5 and pest management – 2.5) have been applied for and are pending approval for this clinic.


Early registration is recommended to reserve a seat and resource materials. Cost for one clinic is $160 for those registering one week in advance and $210 after.For more information or to register, contact the ARDC CMDC Programs, 1071 County Road G, Ithaca, NE 68033, call (800) 529-8030, fax (402) 624-8010, e-mail cdunbar2@unl.edu or visit the Web at http://ardc.unl.edu/training.shtml.


A precision ag clinic is scheduled for Aug. 27 and a clinic focusing on the physical, chemical, and biological properties of soil and water will be held on Aug. 28.Aug. 27 precision ag topics include: Evaluating Crop Stress with Aerial Sensing Platforms; Crop Canopy Sensors for In-Season Nitrogen Management; Soil Conductivity, pH, and Organic Matter Mapping ; Overlap and Turn Compensation Control for Sprayers and Ammonia Application with Capstan&rsquo;s PinPoint® Technology; and Improving Farm Productivity with Agricultural Technologies.


Registration on Aug. 27 begins at 8 a.m. with the clinic beginning at 8:15 a.m.


6.5 Certified Crop Adviser credits (nutrient management – 3.0, crop management – 2.0 and pest management – 1.5) have been applied for and are pending approval for this clinic.


Aug. 28 soil and water topics include: Physical, Chemical and Biological Properties of Soil and Water….The Cornerstone of the Human Race; Cover Crops for Improving the Soil ; Infiltration Test and Organic Matter; Soil Temp., Electrical Conductivity, pH, N and P tests; Soil Health&rsquo;s Impact on Soil Water; Using Laboratory Tests to Determine Soil Health; Soil Characteristics, Productivity and Landscape Position; and Management Considerations to Improve and the Physical, Chemical and Biological Properties of Soil.


Registration on Aug. 28 begins at 7:30 a.m. with the clinic beginning at 8:00 a.m.


7.5 Certified Crop Adviser credits (nutrient management – 2.0 and soil and water management – 5.5) have been applied for and are pending approval for this clinic.Cost for one clinic is $160 for those registering one week in advance and $210 after.


Cost for both August clinics is $280 one week in advance and $320 after.


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UNL Extension is in the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources.


Location:
Agricultural Research & Development Center, near Mead
Contact:
Keith Glewen
402-624-8030
kglewen1@unl.edu

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