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- Beef Systems
- Learning Child
- Guardianship/Conservator Training Program
- Crops - Youth Programming
- Agricultural Economics
- Cropping Systems Productivity
- Food, Nutrition & Health
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- Animal Manure Management
- Water Climate Environment - Community
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West Central Water & Crops Field Day
Water is one of Nebraska’s most valuable natural resources. This Field Day offers a unique opportunity for farmers and policy makers to learn and see irrigation practices and cropping systems on a farm scale that maintain or increase crop production while conserving water. Participants will also hear from University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL) Extension specialists and educators, and industry leaders on water issues that may affect their operations.
In January 2007, UNL purchased a 1,280 acre farm in Keith County, now referred to as the “West Central Water Resources Field Laboratory” (WRFL). The WRFL was purchased to research, demonstrate and teach water conserving methods in cropping and livestock systems in western Nebraska. Field tours and demonstrations will help us educate about cropping and livestock systems with limited water resources.
There is no cost to attend the Field Day and a complimentary meal will be served. Participants are asked to register by September 7th so appropriate plans can be made for meals, resources and meeting space.
Appreciation is expressed to our sponsors and exhibitors for their support and participation.
The Field Day will be held on Thursday, September 13 at the University of Nebraska West Central Research and Extension Center (UNL-WCREC) in North Platte, Nebraska.
The program will include University and Industry presentations and a field tour of UNL research and demonstrations on cropping, irrigation practices that conserve water, invasive weeds, and pesticide applications.
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