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Upcoming 2013 No-Till Seminar Will Benefit Farmers and Save Money

Feb 13, 2013

Blue River Basin | Upper Big Blue NRD | General NRD Info

SEWARD, NE --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, 2013, at the Seward County Fairgrounds in Seward, Nebraska. The seminar will begin with registration and refreshments from 9:00-9:30 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.
An RSVP is required by February 25. Those planning to attend should RSVP to Patty Kyhn at the Upper Big Blue NRD at (402) 362-6601.