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Nebraska Extension Midwest Corn Production Clinic

Date: Time: 7:30 am–5:00 pm
University of Nebraska Eastern Nebraska Research, Extension and Education Center
1071 County Road G
Ithaca NE 68033
Directions: https://extension.unl.edu/statewide/enre/enrec-map-and-directions/
Contact: Aaron Nygren, Nebraska Extension Educator, (402) 624-8030, anygren2@unl.edu
Nebraska Extension’s Crop Management Diagnostic Clinics provide the opportunity to see a growing season in one place. Nebraska Extension’s Crop Management Diagnostic Clinics include plots with corn growth and development at a range of vegetative/reproductive growth stages.

The Corn Production Clinic is: Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022.

The clinics offer the following:

• CCA credits in relevant subject matter
• Corn Clinic: 8 Total CCA Credits (2-Crop Mgt., 1-Nutr. Mgt., 1 Soil & Water, 4-Pest Mgt Applied for and pending.)
• Learn from the unbiased expertise of university and industry agricultural specialists.
• Up-to-date, current, research-based information is presented.
• On-site plot demonstrations
• The training sessions consistently receive excellent reviews.
• The training is conducted at a site specifically developed for the training at the University of Nebraska Eastern Nebraska Research, Extension and Education Center near Mead, Nebraska.
• Money back guarantee if not completely satisfied with the training.

Contact the Nebraska Extension CMDC Programs, 1071 County Road G, Ithaca, NE 68033, call (800) 529-8030, fax (402) 624-8010 or visit the Web at https://enrec.unl.edu/crop.

Participants will meet at the August N. Christenson Research and Education Building at the University’s Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead, Nebraska. The Corn Production Clinic is from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. with 7:30 a.m. registration.

Registration fees are as follows:

Soybean Production Clinic - Aug. 23 - $115 by 8/20, $140 after
Corn Production Clinic - Aug. 24 - $115 by 8/20, $140 after
Both Corn/Soy Production Clinics - $170 by 8/20, $220 after

Register at: go.unl.edu/2022cmdc

Download the brochure: https://extension.unl.edu/statewide/enre/2021CMDC-MidwestCornClinic.pdf

Topics include:

Agronomy Cultural Practices
- Discover (or be reminded of) the difference between corn growth and development
- Dig plants and stage corn – get dirty
- Let’s discuss what you’ve seen in 2022

Genetics/Production
- How does hybrid maturity interact with planting date?…come and see

Insect Damage in Corn
- Get hands-on training on scouting and thresholds
- Learn how to identify and scout for insect damage in corn at different stages of crop growth

Plant Pathology
- Anticipating and identifying diseases at various crop stages throughout the season
- Considering corn development when making effective and economical management decisions

Soil Fertility
- Discussion about 4Rs for nitrogen management
- Fertilizer sources and use of inhibitors

IPM for Successful Weed Management in Corn
- See first hand differences in weed control between different herbicide programs

Irrigation Management
- Discuss irrigation scheduling and determining last irrigation

Effects of Planting Decisions
- Discussion about planter settings

Cover Crops in Corn
- Discussion on interseeding cover crops

Presenters: Javed Iqbal, Nebraska Extension Nutrient Management and Water Quality
Specialist; Nicolas Cafaro La Menza, Cropping Systems Specialist, Chris Proctor, Nebraska Weed
Management Extension Educator; Robert Wright, Nebraska Extension Entomologist; Tamra
Jackson-Ziems, Nebraska Extension Plant Pathologist and Nebraska Extension Water and
Cropping Systems Educators – Ron Seymour, Nathan Mueller, Bruno Patias Lena , Luan Pereira
de Oliveira, Nate Dorsey, Katja Koehler-Cole, Jenny Rees, and Aaron Nygren

https://enrec.unl.edu/crop/

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