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Crop consultant event is Feb. 27 at Monsanto

UNL Extension, in cooperation with Monsanto, is offering a one-day training targeted for crop consultants.

The program will be held on Monday, Feb. 27 at the Monsanto Water Utilization Learning Center near Gothenburg.

The joint UNL Extension and Monsanto research projects will be reviewed as well as the plot demonstration results from the 2011 growing season at the Learning Center.

CCA credits have been applied for. Lunch is included and the program is free of charge, but pre-registration is requested at 308-995-4222 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Pre-register by Feb. 24.

The program will begin with registration at 9:30. Chandler Mazour and Mark Reiman, Monsanto Learning Center employees, will discuss Different Hybrid Response to Variable Rate Inputs (plant density, fertility and irrigation. Tim Shaver, UNL fertility specialist will cover Increasing Nitrogen and Water Use Efficiency in Irrigated Crop Production.

After lunch Greg Kruger, UNL cropping systems specialist, will cover Herbicide Mode-of-Action and Herbicide Resistance Management. Mark Hinze, UNL Extension educator, will cover Interpretation of Soil Test Results. Finishing out the day will be Chuck Burr, UNL Extension educator, leading a discussion on the Future of Water Research.

The day will conclude at 3 p.m.