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Herbicide-Resistant Kochia: Research Indicates the Importance of Early Season Control

Herbicide-Resistant Kochia: Research Indicates the Importance of Early Season Control

👤From Cambridge University Press 🕔Sep 19, 2017

Researchers writing in the latest edition of the journal Weed Science are providing new insights into the control of herbicide-resistant kochia, a weed that competes with both dryland and irrigated crops across the Great Plains states.

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South Dakota: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

South Dakota: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 18, 2017

In response to a request from Jamie White, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in South Dakota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Douglas and Todd counties in South Dakota as primary natural disaster areas due to

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Nebraska-Brazil Study New and Old Corn Insect Pests

Nebraska-Brazil Study New and Old Corn Insect Pests Updated

👤By Débora Montezano,Thomas Hunt, and Julie Peterson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Specialists; and José Paulo F. Bentivenha, University of Sao Paulo 🕔Sep 18, 2017

US farmers may not be very familiar with the Old World bollworm, Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). This species is native to Asia, Europe, Africa, and Australasia where it is a significant agricultural pest, causing billions of US dollars in damages

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Nebraska Cash Rent: Who’s Paying How Much?

Nebraska Cash Rent: Who’s Paying How Much? Updated

👤From University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension 🕔Sep 18, 2017

This week the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service released its county level statistics on cash rental rates for irrigated and non-irrigated cropland and pastureland.  Available in table and map form (Figures 1-3), the Nebraska rates are based on a random

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Nebraska Harvest: Deliver Soybeans at the Optimum Moisture

Nebraska Harvest: Deliver Soybeans at the Optimum Moisture Updated

👤By Randy Pryor, Paul Jasa, Jenny Rees, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Specialists 🕔Sep 18, 2017

When is getting docked by your grain elevator for selling soybeans over 13% moisture not a bad thing? When it means your net income actually improves over what it would have been if you’d sold your soybeans at a lower

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Nebraska: Farmers Offer Insights on Integrating Cover Crops into Crop Production

Nebraska: Farmers Offer Insights on Integrating Cover Crops into Crop Production Updated

👤By Liberty Butts and Rodrigo Werle, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Specialists 🕔Sep 11, 2017

How are Nebraskans using cover crops? A survey of Nebraska soybean, field corn, and seed corn producers and agronomists offers insights into why they’ve adopted cover crops and how they’ve integrated them into their cropping systems. The survey was conducted

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Nebraska: Forecast End-of-Season Weather and Freeze Risk

Nebraska: Forecast End-of-Season Weather and Freeze Risk

👤By Al Dutcher, Associate Nebraska State Climatologist 🕔Sep 11, 2017

A deepening upper air trough over the Great Lakes region brought an influx of cool Canadian air into the northwestern Corn Belt Sept. 5, resulting in isolated pockets of scattered frost from northwestern Minnesota southwest into the Nebraska Panhandle the

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Nebraska: Will the Hurricanes Affect Propane Availability?

Nebraska: Will the Hurricanes Affect Propane Availability? Updated

👤By Lisa Jasa, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension 🕔Sep 11, 2017

Are hurricane Harvey or Irma likely to affect propane availability for farmers and rural Nebraska homeowners for winter 2017-18? Not in the long run as propane availability is good, said Gregg Walker, director of communications for the Propane Education and

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Livestock: Online Tool Matches Producers with Farmers Offering Crop Residue – DTN

Livestock: Online Tool Matches Producers with Farmers Offering Crop Residue – DTN

👤By Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Sep 8, 2017

Call it Tinder for grazing. A new online tool helps cattle producers seeking feed for their livestock hook up with crop farmers who have fields of crop residue to offer. Created by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) Extension, the Crop

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Kansas: Tyson Foods Will Build $320Mln Poultry Plant in Tonganoxie – DTN

Kansas: Tyson Foods Will Build $320Mln Poultry Plant in Tonganoxie – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Sep 8, 2017

Poultry farmers in the Midwest scored another victory on Tuesday with Tyson Foods’ announcement it plans to build a $320 million poultry complex in Tonganoxie, Kansas, in the northeast part of the state.   In addition to creating 1,600 jobs,

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