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Nebraska: Crop Management Conference, Kearney, Jan. 24-25

Nebraska: Crop Management Conference, Kearney, Jan. 24-25

👤From University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension 🕔Jan 16, 2018

From dicamba challenges and growing weed resistance to new technologies, cover crops, and more, the Nebraska Crop Management Conference offers the latest information to help Nebraska growers farm more effectively and profitably. Registration is now open for this year’s conference, which will be Jan.

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Nebraska: 2018 Weed, Disease, and Insect Management Guide Available

Nebraska: 2018 Weed, Disease, and Insect Management Guide Available

👤From University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension 🕔Jan 16, 2018

The 2018 Guide for Weed, Disease, and Insect Management in Nebraska (EC130) is now available here. This 332-page guide offers a single, comprehensive resource for your pest management challenges. It is written by Nebraska Extension specialists in agronomy and weed science, plant

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Nebraska Soybeans: Dicamba – NDA Accepts 3 new Herbicide Formulations for 2018 with Requirements

Nebraska Soybeans: Dicamba – NDA Accepts 3 new Herbicide Formulations for 2018 with Requirements

👤By Tim Creger, Nebraska Department of Agriculture Pesticide/Fertilizer Program Manager 🕔Jan 16, 2018

Dicamba registration might be the biggest issue the Pesticide Program has faced since the program began in 1994. Having been directly involved in the administration of Pesticide Program since the enabling legislation was signed by Governor Ben Nelson in 1993,

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Nebraska: Dicamba Applicator Training is Available Online and In-Person

Nebraska: Dicamba Applicator Training is Available Online and In-Person

👤By Clyde Ogg, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Pesticide Safety Educator 🕔Jan 16, 2018

Online training for Nebraska applicators who plan to use new restricted use pesticide (RUP) dicamba products is now available through Nebraska Extension. Nebraska applicators completing the new training may apply Monsanto’s XtendiMax, DuPont’s FeXapan, and BASF’s Engenia on genetically modified

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Nebraska Soybeans: Dicamba Micro-Rates Test Results on Non Dicamba-Tolerant Soybeans

Nebraska Soybeans: Dicamba Micro-Rates Test Results on Non Dicamba-Tolerant Soybeans

👤By Stevan Knezevic - Extension Weed Management Specialist, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 🕔Jan 15, 2018

With the increased use of dicamba-tolerant (DT) soybeans (Roundup-Ready 2 Xtend), the off-target movement of dicamba to non-DT soybeans and other broadleaf crops is of concern. In 2017 the majority of soybean acreage was planted to non-DT varieties and there

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USDA Invests $30Mln in High-Priority Watersheds to Improve Water Quality

USDA Invests $30Mln in High-Priority Watersheds to Improve Water Quality

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 21, 2017

USDA will add 30 new watersheds in 2018 to its premiere water quality initiative, which helps landowners improve water quality while strengthening agricultural operations. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will invest more than $30 million this year in 201

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Nebraska and Dicamba: What Happened in 2017? Expectations for 2018.

Nebraska and Dicamba: What Happened in 2017? Expectations for 2018.

👤From University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension 🕔Dec 19, 2017

In 2017 the Xtend soybean technology was completely launched in the United States (that is, the Environmental Protection Agency approved the dicamba-resistant seed trait and postemergence application of labeled dicamba formulations). According to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service, 5.7 million

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Farm Business: Is Co-Signing a Loan a Good Idea? 4 Points to Consider.

Farm Business: Is Co-Signing a Loan a Good Idea? 4 Points to Consider.

👤By J. David Aiken, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Water and Agricultural Law Specialist 🕔Dec 19, 2017

Parents co-signing loans for their children is common in agriculture. This usually happens when the child needs a loan to purchase land, livestock, or farm equipment. Lenders are more willing to make the loan to a beginning producer if the

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Farmland Values: It’s All About Supply and Demand – DTN

Farmland Values: It’s All About Supply and Demand – DTN

👤By Victoria G. Myers Progressive Farmer Senior Editor 🕔Dec 7, 2017

The region generating the most concern when it comes to declining land values continues to be the Corn Belt.  According to the latest USDA land values report, five Corn Belt states (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri and Ohio) collectively reported a

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Soybeans: Farmer Sets New Nebraska Yield Record, Credits Strong Start

Soybeans: Farmer Sets New Nebraska Yield Record, Credits Strong Start

👤From a press release 🕔Dec 6, 2017

Jimmy Frederick in Rulo, Nebraska, set a new state soybean yield record by making 163.9 bushels per acre this season, only a few bushels shy of beating the world record of 171 bushels. The new Nebraska soybean yield record holder

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