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About extensionupdate

I'm a UNL Extension Educator located in York Nebrasksa. I work primarily in the area of irrigated cropping systems. Water and nitrogen management are areas of importance so that we maintain water quality and quantity.

Cropping Update

It won’t be long and we’ll see lots of field work going on. Corn and soybean planting is right around the corner! If you are a crops producer, I hope you have our CropWatch website http://cropwatch.unl.edu book marked and your … Continue reading

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Farm Bill Decision Aids

The last few weeks I’ve been promoting the hands on training about Texas A&M Agricultural Food Policy Center comprehensive Farm Bill Decision Aid computer program that’s being held on Wednesday, January 14, 2015th. Since we have the Crop Production Clinic … Continue reading

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York Extension and Agricultural Centennial Notes

In my last Extension Update column I indicated that I was not going to share any more York Extension Centennial Notes, but I’ve changed my mind and will share one more and ask for your help. I been preparing a … Continue reading

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Nitrogen Use Efficiency

Charles Shapiro, Extension Agronomist shared a recent column of his that I found it to be very interesting, so I thought I’d share it? Do you know your nitrogen use efficiency? (NUE). His column follows: “Do you know your PFP? … Continue reading

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Upcoming Educational Opportunities

Now that harvest is winding down, I guess it’s becoming that time of year for educational meetings. This week I want to remind area producers of several upcoming meeting. Soil Health Meeting I know that this is short notice, but … Continue reading

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Connecting with Extension to Enhance the Land Grant Mission

Originally posted on Next Generation Extension:
I had the opportunity to provide a seminar to the UNL Agronomy and Horticulture Department last week which was truly an honor.  As I thought about what to present, I kept thinking about the…

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SCN Sampling – Part Science & Part Art

SCN Sampling is Part Science, Part Art This week John Wilson and Loren Giesler answered a question about how to best sample for Soybean Cyst Nematodes, so I thought I’d share it: “There is both a science and an art … Continue reading

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