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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 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: https://go.unl.edu/2021cmdc. 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 cdunbar2@unl.edu 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.

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

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

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