Nebraska Corn, Soy: Weed Management Following Hail Damage

🕔Jul 16, 2018Mid-season weed control relies on a dense crop canopy to prevent or suppress weed growth, even after herbicides may no longer be active. Hail can severely delay or damage crop […]

Nebraska Winter Wheat: Post-Harvest Weed Control

🕔Jul 16, 2018With winter wheat stands in some areas being less competitive with weeds this year, fields not treated with herbicides during the growing season now have substantial weeds that will need […]

Nebraska Corn, Soy: Western Bean Cutworm – Scouting and Treating

🕔Jul 16, 2018The first western bean cutworm moths (Figure 1) were captured in University of Nebraska-Lincoln black light traps June 27 at Clay Center, June 28 at North Platte, and July 3 at Concord. […]

Nebraska: Custom Machinery Operation Costs on the Rise

🕔Jul 11, 2018Results from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s 2018 Custom Rates Survey indicate rising costs for machine hire operations and related services since the survey was last conducted two years ago. The […]

Nebraska: Dicamba Off-Target Injury Reports Are Increasing

🕔Jul 2, 2018Nebraska Extension educators, county offices, and extension specialists started receiving phone calls about suspected dicamba off-target injury in sensitive soybean fields, ornamental trees, vegetables, tree nurseries, and home gardens earlier […]

Nebraska: Scout Corn and Soybean for Japanese Beetles

🕔Jul 2, 2018Japanese beetle adults are beginning to emerge in eastern Nebraska. Their distribution has been increasing in Nebraska the last few years and they are being seen more frequently in corn […]

Nebraska Corn: Flooding and Ponding – 3 Factors Determine Damage

🕔Jun 27, 2018Amy’s kids have been singing “rain, rain, go away” this past week and are ready for some sunshine to poke out. In many areas these rains were welcomed by the […]

Nebraska: Degree-Day Models Predict Western Bean Cutworm Flights

🕔Jun 27, 2018Introduction to Insect Degree-Day Models One of the challenges to controlling insect pests in field crops is knowing when the damaging stage of the insect will be present in the […]

Nebraska Soybeans: Flooded Fields – What Damage Can You Expect?

🕔Jun 25, 2018It is Friday morning and the sun is finally showing up in northern Nebraska. With the weather pattern this past week, it was starting to feel like the Pacific Northwest. […]

Nebraska Wheat: Disease Increasing

🕔Jun 18, 2018Isolated thunderstorms and localized rains the last two weeks have created conditions favorable for disease development.  During a wheat plot tour at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center (ENREC) on […]

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