Thursday, July 6, 2023
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.
Attendance counts toward Lower Platte North NRD Nitrogen Certification.
8:30-9 am: Check-in and Coffee (provided)
9–9:05 am: Welcome
9:05–9:10 am: Scratch Card Game – Nathan Mueller, Water & Cropping System Extension Educator, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
9:10–9:50 am: Performance of Nitrogen Recommendation Tools – Javed Iqbal, Assistant Professor of Soil Nutrient Management and Water Quality, UNL
9:50–10:30 am: Optimizing Phosphorus Fertilizer Use in Nebraska – Swetabh Patel, Post-doctoral Research Scientist, UNL
10:30–10:40 am: Break
10:40–11:20 am: Potassium Fertilizer Recommendations – Antonio Mallarino, Professor of Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management, Iowa State University
11:20 am – 12 pm: Nitrogen Management with Sensor-based Fertigation – Joe Luck, Professor of Biological Systems Engineering, UNL
12–12:15 pm: Scratch-card questions and survey – Nathan Mueller
12:15–1 pm: Lunch
1–1:45 pm: Round table group activity – P recommendations scenarios
1:45-2:05 pm: Outside tour to P and K demonstration plots
2:05–2:50 pm: Round table group activity – K recommendation scenarios
2:50-3 pm: Wrap up
3 pm: Adjourn
4Rs Field Day Organizers
Joe Luck, Professor of Biological Systems Engineering, Associate Director ENREC
Aaron Nygren, Extension Educator
Nathan Mueller, Extension Educator
Swetabh Patel, Post-doctoral Research Associate
We thank the following sponsors for their support and promotion of this event.