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Crop Consultant Program Feb. 27 PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 16 February 2012 15:58

By Chuck Burr

Extension Educator

Phelps/Gosper County


UNL Extension, in cooperation with Monsanto, is offering a one day training targeted for crop consultants. The program will be held on Monday, Feb. 27 at the Monsanto Water Utilization Learning Center near Gothenburg.

We will review the joint UNL Extension and Monsanto research projects as well as the plot demonstration results from the 2011 growing season at the Learning Center.

CCA credits have been applied for. Lunch is included and the program is free of charge, but pre-registration is requested at 308-995-4222 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Please pre-register by Feb. 24.

The program will begin with registration at 9:30. Chandler Mazour and Mark Reiman, Monsanto Learning Center employees, will discuss Different Hybrid Response to Variable Rate Inputs (plant density, fertility and irrigation.

Tim Shaver, UNL Fertility Specialist will cover Increasing Nitrogen and Water Use Efficiency in Irrigated Crop Production.

After lunch Greg Kruger, UNL Cropping Systems Specialist, will cover Herbicide Mode-of-Action and Herbicide Resistance Management. Mark Hinze, UNL Extension Educator, will cover Interpretation of Soil Test Results. Finishing out the day will be Chuck Burr, UNL Extension Educator leading a discussion on the Future of Water Research. The day will conclude at 3 p.m.