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Clinics focus on top crop issues

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TOP CROP: Learn all the latest cropping information for your part of Nebraska at the January Crop Production Clinics, covering disease and insect issues, fertility, conservation, input costs and more.
The Nebraska Crop Production Clinics will be held in person over nine days in January.

Crop Production Clinics, held each winter across Nebraska, serve as a kickoff for growers as they begin planning ahead for the spring crop season.

Beginning Jan. 5, the 2022 Nebraska Crop Production Clinics will feature live presentations and present research updates and information tailored to regional crop issues and grower interests.

Sponsored by Nebraska Extension, the programs will be held in person on nine days throughout January, with the final clinic offered via Zoom on Jan. 28.

Session topics will include crop production, insect management, pesticide safety, disease management, soil fertility, water management, weed management, and agribusiness management and marketing.

Pesticide applicator recertification training also will be available.

Clinic dates and locations are as follows:

Jan. 5. Gering Civic Center, Gering

Jan. 6. Mid-Plains Community College, South Campus, North Platte

Jan. 11. Northeast Community College, Norfolk

Jan. 13. Holiday Inn Express, Beatrice

Jan. 19. C3 Hotel & Convention Center, Hastings

Jan. 21. Eastern Nebraska Research, Extension and Education Center, Ithaca

Jan. 25. Younes Conference Center, Kearney

Jan. 26. Holthus Convention Center, York

Jan. 28. Virtual via Zoom

Individual clinics will be customized to address topics specific to that area of the state, allowing growers to get research-based information on the issues they face locally.

Visit agronomy.unl.edu/cpc for the most up-to-date information. Registration is required and costs $80. Certified crop adviser credits will be available in these areas: crop production, nutrient management, integrated pest management, water management and professional development.

The clinics will offer commercial and noncommercial pesticide applicators a venue to renew their licenses in the General Standards, Ag Plant and Demonstration/Research categories.

The Crop Production Clinics also will serve as a venue for private pesticide applicators to renew their licenses. For more information, call Chris Proctor, clinics coordinator and Nebraska Extension educator, at 402-472-5411.

Source: UNL CropWatch, which is solely responsible for the information provided and is wholly owned by the source. Informa Business Media and all its subsidiaries are not responsible for any of the content contained in this information asset.
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