July 15, 2021
August N. Christenson Research and Education Building
Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center
This FREE event on 4Rs of Nutrient Stewardship features knowledge and tools to improve nutrient management, soil health, crop yields and water quality. This is a great opportunity to learn about 4Rs strategies to improve crop yield and profits while protecting the environment.
Earn 4.5 CEUs on Nutrient Management.
8:30 am Onsite Free Registration and Coffee (provided)
9 – 9:05 am Welcome, Javed Iqbal
9:05 – 9:10 am The 4Rs Program - Martha Mamo
9:10 – 9:30 am The 4Rs Nutrient Stewardship Overview - Javed Iqbal
9:30 – 9:50 am NRDs Perspective on 4Rs - Tylr Naprstek, Lower Loup NRD
9:50 – 10:10 am NRCS Programs Available to Support Implementation of 4Rs – Corey Brubaker
10:10 – 10:30 am Sensing Systems for Variable Rate Nitrogen - Joe Luck
10:30 – 10:40 am Break
10:40 – 11:00 am 4Rs of Manure Management - Leslie Johnson
11 – 11:20 am 4Rs Practices and Water Quality - Aaron Nygren, Katie Pekarak
11:20 – 11:40 am Crop Model-based Tools for Nitrogen Management - Laila Puntel
11:40 – 12 pm Recognizing the Potential of Soil Health – Aaron Hird, NRCS
12 – 12:10 pm Survey
12:10 – 1 pm Lunch provided.
1 – 3 pm Nutrient Management Demonstrations in the field
3 pm Adjourn
Joe Luck, Extension Specialist and Associate Professor of Biological Systems Engineering
Laila Puntel, Extension Specialist and Assistant Professor of Agronomy,
Bijesh Maharjan, Extension Specialist and Assistant Professor of Agronomy,
Aaron Nygren, Extension Educator
Nathan Mueller, Extension Educator
We thank the following sponsors for their support and promotion of this event.