Nebraska: Freeze-Tolerant Crop Research Gets NSF Award

🕔Mar 12, 2019For some plants — like corn, Nebraska’s most widely grown crop — below-zero temperatures trigger a cascade of lethal damage. Freezing conditions cause formation of ice crystals within the plant, […]

Nebraska: Corn Leaf Aphid – A Surprising Defense Compound

🕔Mar 12, 2019A chemical compound typically cast as a supporting actor in corn’s defense against a tiny pest might instead take a leading role, says a research-based rewrite from the University of […]

Nebraska Weather: What to Expect for Snowmelt, Warm-up

🕔Mar 12, 2019It has been a long winter for Nebraska, due in part to extremely cold conditions during February and an abundance of snowfall that stubbornly refuses to disappear from inadequate melt […]

Nebraska: Western Bean Cutworm Webpage

🕔Mar 12, 2019We would like to introduce you to Western Bean Cutworm Central. This new webpage is designed to serve as a clearinghouse of information related to western bean cutworm biology, behavior, […]

Cover Crops: Roller-Crimper Aids Termination, Weed Suppression

🕔Mar 11, 2019Growing organic soybeans without tillage may seem like a pipe dream, but with a roller-crimper, it may be a viable option for your operation. Roller-crimpers can be used to kill […]

Nebraska: Corn Planting and Early Growth Stages – Podcast

🕔Feb 26, 2019Corn hybrid selection, seedbed preparation, and seeding rate and date are keys to achieving the top-producing, uniform corn stands you look forward to seeing at emergence each spring. On the […]

Soybeans: New Crop Germination Lows are Widespread – What to Do?

🕔Feb 18, 2019Some new crop soybean seed being tested by the Nebraska Crop Improvement Association is falling below the normal germination rate. While a few lots came in at or above 95% […]

Nebraska Corn: How Does Reducing N Rates Affect Profitability, Nutrient Loss?

🕔Feb 12, 2019Nitrogen losses to the environment are related to fertilizer N rate. The UNL N rate recommendations are intended to maximize profit per acre from fertilizer N use or to apply […]

Nebraska Corn: What’s Wrong with My Ears?

🕔Feb 6, 2019You would think that more than 70 years after our predecessors had a basic understanding of corn development that we would understand it completely. Not true!  The ear issues that affronted […]

Nebraska: Farmland – Trends in Ownership, Rental Patterns

🕔Feb 5, 2019In Nebraska, different types of rental arrangements are used on agricultural land. These arrangements commonly include crop share, cash lease, and cash lease with flexible provisions. Crop Share: landowner receives […]

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