2017 Nebraska Extension Precision Ag Data Management Workshop



 A hands-on workshop experience to demonstrate methods for extracting more information from your Precision Ag data

Hands-on Exercises | Yield Data Quality | Geospatial Data Collection | Multi-layer Analysis | Imagery Analysis


Who should attend?

Producers, consultants, government personnel, retailers, and other ag professionals may attend (6 hours of CCA CEUs are expected for each day). We are limited to 20 attendees per session, so please register early! Lunch and snacks are included.

The 2017 workshops will consist of presentations and hands-on exercises using Ag Leader SMS software, Microsoft Excel, and USDA Management Zone Analyst.

Workshops will consist of separate topics covered across two days. Interested individuals may register for either or both days at a particular location.  Registration includes a booklet of printed learning guides, a jump drive with workshop tutorials attendees can reference at home, and available datasets.  Please contact us for spousal registration rates.

Workshops: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  (Check-in 8:30 a.m.)
Online Pre-registration Required

Day One Topics

  • Creating field-based profitability with yield data and partial budgets
  • Soil sampling and development of grid and zone based maps
  • On-Farm Research 1: Setting up variable rate field trials
  • On-Farm Research 2: Analyzing yield versus as-applied data

Day Two Topics

  • Aerial imagery, available datasets and utilization
  • Profitability with multiple operations (as-applied data plus yield maps)
  • Management Zones 1: Development using Ag Leader SMS Software
  • Management Zones 2: USDA Management Zone Analyst exercise



Registration Options

Online Pre-registration Required

  Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center, Lincoln, NE - REGISTER
January 10:  $65
January 11:  $65
January 10-11:  $110

Location:  4-H Building, York, NE - REGISTER
January 12:  $65
January 13:  $65
January 12-13:  $110

Location:  West Central Research & Extension Center Auditorium, North Platte, NE - REGISTER
January 26:  $65
January 27:  $65
January 26-27:  $110

Location:  NECC Lifelong Learning Center, Norfolk, NE - REGISTER
February 7:  $65
February 8:  $65
February 7-8:  $110

Workshops:  9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  (Check-in 8:30 a.m.)

Cancellations must be made at least one week prior to your registered session.  For cancellations made prior to one week prior to your registered session, the total fee, less a $10 processing fee is refundable.


Nathan Mueller, nathan.mueller@unl.edu
Joe Luck, jluck2@unl.edu