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Nebraska Extension to hold crop production clinics in January PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 17 December 2015 00:00

University of Nebraska-Lincoln crop production and pest management specialists have scheduled a series of crop production clinics across the state in January to provide the latest research-based information and recommendations for 2016. A clinic will be offered in North Platte on Jan. 7.

Topics will include soil fertility; soil water and irrigation; insect, disease and weed management; cropping systems; and agribusiness management and marketing. The complete agendas are available at

The clinics will be the primary venue for commercial and noncommercial pesticide applicators to renew their licenses in the following categories: ag plant, regulatory and demonstration/research. Representatives from the Nebraska Department of Agriculture will be present to verify attendance. The crop production clinics also will serve as a venue for private pesticide applicators to renew their licenses.

A maximum of six Certified Crop Advisor credits will be available per day in these areas: crop production (two), nutrient management (one), integrated pest management (six), water management (one) and professional development (two).

Pesticide applicator recertification training will be available in these categories: commercial/noncommercial in ag plant, demonstration/research and regulatory; and private applicator.

Online registration is required for the clinics to provide meals and materials. Register at The cost for pre-registration by 3 p.m. the day before the clinic is $65. Online pre-registration includes the 2016 Guide for Weed Management in Nebraska, the 2016 crop production clinic proceedings with further information on the topics being discussed, a meal and refreshments. On-site registration is $80.

For more information about the clinics, contact Amit Jhala, Nebraska Extension weed management specialist, at 402-472-1534 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .