No-Till Seminar Looks to Educate Farmers on This Popular Drought Farming Option
The Upper Big Blue NRD, along
with University of Nebraska Extension Education of Seward County, and UNL
Department of Biological Systems Engineering are sponsoring a No-Till and Crop
Management Seminar on February 27, at the Seward County Fairgrounds in
The seminar will begin with registration and
refreshments from 9-9:30 a.m., with the no-till seminar officially beginning
at 9:30 a.m. and wrapping-up at 3:30 p.m.
A free meal will be provided
over the noon hour. There is no charge for any part of the seminar.
Speakers include Dr. Paul
Jasa (UNL), Dr. Ray Ward (Ward Laboratories, Inc.), Dr. Jonathon Lundgren
(Agriculture Research Service, USDA), and Dan Leininger, Water Conservationist
of the Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District.
These speakers will
share their experiences with no-till farming on such topics as no-till
equipment, residue management, how no-till will save soil moisture, nitrogen
management ideas to reduce nitrogen losses, and naturally controlling insects
in corn/soybeans with predators. CCA credits are available.
Those planning to attend should RSVP to Patty Kyhn at the
Upper Big Blue NRD at (402) 362-6601.