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Nebraska Extension Midwest Soybean Production Clinic

Date: Time: 8:00 am–5:10 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/christensonbuilding/
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 soybean growth and development at a range of vegetative/reproductive growth stages.

Plan to attend the Soybean Production Clinic on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022.

The clinics offer the following:

• CCA credits in relevant subject matter.
• Soybean 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 Midwest Soybean Production Clinic is from 8:25 a.m. – 5:10 p.m. with 8:00 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-MidwestSoybeanClinic.pdf

Topics include:

Cultural Practices
- Learn hands on by digging and staging soybean plants
- Examine first-hand why and how earlier soybean planting is a crucial first step
to improving soybean yield potential

Insect Management in Soybeans
- Get hands on experience in scouting for key pests at different growth stages
- Learn about the options and management strategies for insect pests including
defoliators and soybean gall midge

Soybean Plant Pathology
- Learn the main disease occurring at each growth stage & how to identify them
- Management options and which ones are most consistently profitable

Soil Fertility
- Discussion on nitrogen fertilizer response in soybeans

IPM for Successful Weed Management in Soybean
- See first hand differences in weed control between different herbicide programs
- See effects of low rates of dicamba and 2,4-D on soybeans

Soybean Irrigation Management
- Discuss irrigation scheduling and determining last irrigation

Effects of Planting Decisions
- Discussion about planter settings

Cover Crops
- What effects do cover crops have on soybeans

Presenters:

Javed Iqbal, Nebraska Extension Nutrient Management and Water Quality Specialist; Stevan Knezevic, Nebraska Extension Integrated Weed Management Specialist; Dylan Mangel, Nebraska Extension Plant Pathologist; Nicolas Cafaro La Menza, Cropping Systems Specialist, Gabi Carmona and Matheus Ribeiro, Entomology Post Docs, Nebraska Extension Water and Cropping Systems Educators – 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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