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Nebraska Corn, Soybeans: When Weather and Weeds Beat Pre-Emergence Herbicides

Nebraska Corn, Soybeans: When Weather and Weeds Beat Pre-Emergence Herbicides

👤By Amit Jhala, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 🕔May 26, 2017

Soil-applied, pre-emergence herbicides applied at the beginning of the growing season require rainfall or irrigation for activation. Too much rain, however, will cause the herbicide to become diluted and leach or wash away.

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Nebraska Corn and Soybeans: Postemergence Herbicide Options for Control of Glyphosate-Resistant Marestail

Nebraska Corn and Soybeans: Postemergence Herbicide Options for Control of Glyphosate-Resistant Marestail

👤By Amit Jhala and Chris Proctor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 🕔May 26, 2017

This is the time of year when fall-emerged marestail starts bolting and is more easily seen infesting corn and soybean fields in Nebraska. Ideally, the best time to control marestail is in the fall or early spring when marestail plants

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I.D. Weed Seedlings: Common Waterhemp and Palmer Amaranth Differences

I.D. Weed Seedlings: Common Waterhemp and Palmer Amaranth Differences

👤By Amit Jhala, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 🕔May 23, 2017

Growers should be on the lookout for common waterhemp and Palmer amaranth, which typically start emerging in the first or second week of May in Nebraska and continue emerging up to late August. Although both species belong to the Amaranthaceae

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Nebraska Winter Wheat: Controlling Wheat Curl Mite Over the Summer – Video

Nebraska Winter Wheat: Controlling Wheat Curl Mite Over the Summer – Video

👤By Lindsay Overmyer, Justin McMechan, Cody Creech, Stephen Wegulo, Gary Hein, UNL CropWatch 🕔May 23, 2017

The wheat curl mite vectors three viruses to winter wheat throughout the Great Plains. This serious virus complex includes wheat streak mosaic, Triticum mosaic, and High Plains wheat mosaic viruses. Management of this virus complex must include the control over-summering

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Herbicide-Resistant Weeds: What Can the U.S. Learn From Australia? No Easy Answers. – DTN

Herbicide-Resistant Weeds: What Can the U.S. Learn From Australia? No Easy Answers. – DTN

👤By Pam Smith DTN Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor 🕔May 19, 2017

There have been more than a few jokes this week about the irony of weed scientists choosing Colorado as a meeting place to talk about resistance. However, no one in this audience is laughing about the global threat of weeds

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NAFTA – Nebraska Gov. Tells Mexican Reps. ‘We Good.’

NAFTA – Nebraska Gov. Tells Mexican Reps. ‘We Good.’

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔May 18, 2017

In a united showing on trade relations by Mexico and the U.S. Corn Belt, a Mexican trade delegation on Tuesday held a press conference with the governor of Nebraska and leaders in the U.S. corn and grain industries to stress

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Nebraska Corn: ‘Cross-Banding’ on Leaves – What’s the Cause?

Nebraska Corn: ‘Cross-Banding’ on Leaves – What’s the Cause?

👤By Roger Elmore and Justin McMechan, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 🕔May 16, 2017

2017 Observations in South Central Nebraska Soil temperatures at South Central Agricultural Laboratory (SCAL) fell from 63 F on April 19 to 43 F on April 30, negatively affecting corn germination rates and emergence uniformity. These soil temperature readings were at the

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Midwest and Plains Weekly Crop Progress – DTN

Midwest and Plains Weekly Crop Progress – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee and Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporters 🕔May 9, 2017

USDA downgraded the winter wheat condition only marginally in its weekly Crop Progress and Conditions report, despite reports of widespread damage from the Plains. Continued wet and cool weather in parts of the Corn Belt continued to hamper fieldwork, and

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Nebraska Corn: Cold, Wet Conditions Favor Seedling Disease

Nebraska Corn: Cold, Wet Conditions Favor Seedling Disease

👤By Tamra Jackson-Ziems, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 🕔May 9, 2017

Recent cold, wet field conditions and fluctuations in soil temperatures have put early planted corn at risk for seedling disease development. Cold soil temperatures and episodes of recent rainfall (and snow) are especially favorable for some of the most common

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Nebraska: Farm Finances Not So Bad Based on Survey

Nebraska: Farm Finances Not So Bad Based on Survey

👤By Tina Barrett, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 🕔May 9, 2017

Nebraska Farm Business, Inc. recently completed its financial averages for 2016. These averages represent the 120 farms across the state participating in this financial analysis program. Each year the data collected from these farms’ records is averaged to provide participants

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