Landlord/Tenant Cash Lease Workshops
Learn how to develop cash leases that meet the needs of landlord and tenant, including information on how the 2012 drought will affect leases, irrigation systems, grain bin rental, and related factors. See CropWatch story for schedule and program details.
Deficit Irrigation Management Focus of Dec. 7 Workshop
Limits on irrigation water supplies, rising pumping costs and commodity values, and the recent drought all require a new look at managing irrigation.
At a Dec. 7 workshop University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers and extension specialists will report on a long-term research program on deficit irrigation and share recommendations based on what they learned. It will be held at the Monsanto Water Utilization Learning Center near Gothenburg from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
More information on the workshop. (PDF)
Northeast Nebraska Ag Progress Show to Focus on Drought, Current Farm Topics
Topics related to crop and beef production during and after a drought will be featured at a new multi-county farm meeting scheduled for Dec. 11 in Atkinson. The Northeast Nebraska Ag Progress Show will include presentations on pasture management after drought; using corn residue as a feed for beef cows; use of drought-damaged corn silage and the impact of low test weight corn and distillers grains; and ensuring water application efficiency for center pivots. The program also will feature other topics based on current research on crop and beef production systems.
The Northeast Ag Progress Show will be held at the Atkinson Community Center, 206 W. 5th St., from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Dec. 11 and include exhibits and a free lunch.