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Nebraska Extension Midwest Corn Production Clinic

7:30 am – 5:00 pm
University of Nebraska Eastern Nebraska Research, Extension and Education Center
1071 County Road G
Ithaca NE 68033
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 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

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

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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

- 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

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