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Time Event Title
8:00 am Aug 4thWheat Production Workshop Panhandle Research & Extension Center
The workshop will focus on the challenges facing wheat producers from wheat stem sawflies, kochia, virus and moisture. Speakers will be from UNL, USDA and Kansas St. University. CCU credits available.

Registration is free and open to the first 80 people. Lunch will be provided.

To register, contact Pat Martin at pmartin2@unl.edu or 308-632-1276.
Registration closes July 28, 2014.
Aug 12thSoybean Management Field Days Various Statewide Locations

Soybean Management Field Days Aug. 12-15, 2014 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.


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.

2014 Locations include:


Aug. 12 - Louis Stukenholtz farm near Peru
Directions: Go 8.5 mi. W. of Peru OR 7.5 mi. N. of Auburn OR 13.5 mi. S. of Nebraska City.
Field day site is ½ mi. W. of intersection of Hwy. 75 and Cnty. Rd. 736.



Aug. 13 - Corey and Chris Stengel farm near Shickley
Directions: From Shickley, go W. on Hwy. 74 for 4 mi., go N. on Cnty. Rd. 2 for 2 mi.
Field day site is located just west of the intersection of Cnty. Rds. 2 and R.



Aug. 14 - Craig and Jan Frenzen near Fullerton
Directions: From Fullerton, go N. on Hwy. 14 approx. 5 mi. to Hwy 52. Go W. on Hwy. 52
for 3 mi. to Cnty. Rd. 227/Cemetery Rd. Go S. on Cnty. Rd. 227/Cemetery Rd. 3 mi.
OR from Belgrade, go 1 mi. E. on Hwy. 52 to Cnty. Rd. 227/Cemetery Rd.
and approx. 3 mi. S. Field day site is on W. side of the road.



Aug. 15 - Dennis Mueller farm near Snyder
Directions: Go 1 mi. S. of Snyder on Hwy. 79. Field day site is on the W. side of the road.



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.


9:00 am Aug 12th2014 Nebraska Grazing Conference Kearney Ramada & Convention Center
The 2014 NGC will be held at the Kearney Ramada on August 12-13. Conference program and other details are available at http://grassland.unl.edu/current-conference
9:30 am Aug 14thFlame Weeding Workshop Haskell Ag Laboratory
Full day workshop. Workshop will teach you how to do proper flaming to control over 10 major Midwestern weeds in 7 agronomic crops.
8:30 am Aug 20thGudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory 15th Annual Open House Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory
All times are Mountain Daylight Time
Aug 21stWest Central Crops and Water Field Day Water Resources Field Lab at Brule
Aug 27thUNL Extension Crop Management Diagnostic Clinic - Precision Ag Focus Agricultural Research & Development Center, near Mead

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.


Download the flyer.



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


Aug 28thUNL Extension Crop Management Diagnostic Clinic - Physical, Chemical, and Biological Properties of (None)

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.


Download the flyer.



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


7:30 am Sep 5thSoutheast Nebraska Diversified Ag Tour (None)
The stops will include Union Orchard-The Wostrel Family; Bloom Where You're Planted Farm,- Teresa & Terry Lorensen; Lunch: Slattery Vintage Estate- Barb & Sarah Slattery; Ox Bow Animal Health; and Chisholm Family Farm- The Chisholm Family.

Pick Up in Tecumseh 7:30 AM (North Side of Courthouse)
Pick Up in Auburn 8:00 AM (North Side of Courthouse)
Pick Up in Nebraska City 8:30 AM (UNL Kimmel Education & Research Center (5985 G Road)
Cost $20.00 per person

Deadline to Register: Friday, August 29, 2014

For more information contact Vaughn Hammond at 402-873-3166 or email Vaughn.hammond@unl.edu
9:00 am Sep 19thWorld Food Prize Nebraska Youth Institute NEBRASKA EAST UNION
World Food Prize Nebraska Youth Institute--ALEC/CASNR

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