Nebraska: 22 Counties Designated as Natural Disaster Areas to Drought Jun 25, 2022

🕔Jun 25, 2022
This Secretarial natural disaster designation allows the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) to extend much-needed emergency credit to producers recovering from natural disasters through emergency loans. […]

Nebraska Wheat: Pre-Harvest Hail Elevates Risk for Wheat Streak Mosaic in 2023 Jun 20, 2022

🕔Jun 20, 2022
In recent weeks, there have been widespread hailstorms in the wheat growing regions of Nebraska, including the Panhandle, southwest, south-central and southeast. These hailstorms have shattered grain to the ground […]

Results of Not Controlling Volunteer Wheat in Wheat Stubble – Soil Water Loss and Disease Jun 20, 2022

🕔Jun 20, 2022
Soil Water Loss — On average, there is three inches of soil water loss for weeds, including volunteer wheat not controlled in the wheat stubble. This could translate into about […]

Wheat: Weed Control in Stubble Will Be Difficult This Year Jun 20, 2022

🕔Jun 20, 2022
Weed emergence and growth in post-harvest wheat will be accelerated this year because of the shorter and thinner wheat. See Figure 1 on this year’s shorter and thinner wheat, and […]

Nebraska Soybeans: Fungicide Resistance and Management of Frogeye Leaf Spot Jun 20, 2022

🕔Jun 20, 2022
Frogeye leaf spot (FLS) of soybean is an important disease in Nebraska. While FLS has not yet been confirmed in the state during the 2022 growing season, producers should expect […]

Nebraska: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought Jun 18, 2022

🕔Jun 18, 2022
This Secretarial natural disaster designation allows the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) to extend much-needed emergency credit to producers recovering from natural disasters through emergency loans. […]

Nebraska Corn: Managing Stalk Borers Jun 8, 2022

🕔Jun 8, 2022
Stalk borers are an occasional pest of corn in Nebraska. Stalk borer damage in corn commonly is confined to plants in the first few rows near field margins, fence rows, […]

Nebraska Corn, Soybeans: Assessing Plant Recovery, Replant Considerations Jun 1, 2022

🕔Jun 1, 2022
This past week was a tough one for some crops in Nebraska. Crusting, hail, wind and frost damage were observed throughout the state. When damage occurs, it may be necessary […]

Nebraska Corn, Soybeans: Conditions Favor Seedling Diseases in Early Planted Fields Jun 1, 2022

🕔Jun 1, 2022
Heavy rains and cool soils throughout the state may favor the development of seedling diseases, which could impact corn and soybean emergence. These conditions come at a poor time in […]

Nebraska Wheat: Scout for Russian Wheat Aphids Jun 1, 2022

🕔Jun 1, 2022
The Russian wheat aphid, Diuraphis noxia, is a pest of wheat worldwide; however, the last time that Nebraska saw a serious outbreak of this pest was probably in the late 1980s […]

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