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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
Contact: Aaron Nygren, Nebraska Extension Educator, (402) 624-8030,
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 clinics offer the following:

• CCA credits in relevant subject matter
• 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.

Register at: Registration fees are: Corn Production Clinic - Aug. 25 - $115 by 8/20, $140 after; Soybean Production Clinic - Aug. 26 - $115 by 8/20, $140 after; or both Corn/Soy Production Clinics - $170 by 8/20, $220 after.

Contact the Nebraska Extension CMDC Programs, 1071 County Road G, Ithaca, NE 68033, call (800) 529-8030, fax (402) 624-8010, e-mail or visit the Web at

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.

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Topics and presenters 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 2021

• Genetics/Production: How much of the yield potential can be fulfilled?
- 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 in-season nitrogen management strategies and emerging sulfur deficiency symptoms
- Find the right nitrogen management fool for your farm
- Find out if there is a need to apply sulfur to your crop

• IPM for Successful Weed Management in Corn
- Discussion about integrating multiple tactics for weed management
- What’s in your weed management toolbox?
- Where do cover crops and interseeding fit as a weed management tool?

• Irrigation Management
- Discuss fundamentals and equipment for irrigation scheduling, irrigation scheduling

Presenters: Tom Hoegemeyer, Adjunct Professor of Practice, UNL Department of Agronomy and Horticulture; Javed Iqbal, Nebraska Extension Nutrient Management and Water Quality Specialist; Justin McMechan, University of Nebraska Crop Protection and Cropping Systems Specialist; Osler Ortez, University of Nebraska Agronomy Ph.D. Student; Chris Proctor, Nebraska Weed Management Extension Educator; Robert Wright, Nebraska Extension Entomologist; and Tamra Jackson-Ziems, Nebraska Extension Plant Pathologist and Nebraska Extension Educators – Nathan Mueller Aaron Nygren, Jenny Rees, and Steve Melvin.

8 Total CCA Credits Applied for and pending (2-Crop Mgt., 2-Nutr. Mgt., 1 Soil & Water Mgt., and 3-Pest Mgt.)

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