Nebraska: Disaster Relief Payments Available for On-Farm Stored Grain Losses Nov 11, 2019

🕔Nov 11, 2019The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Nebraska announced payments now are available to eligible producers who lost stored commodities due to natural disaster in 2018 or […]

Nebraska: Fall Fertilizer – Nitrogen Application Considerations Nov 6, 2019

🕔Nov 6, 2019Low fertilizer-N costs, time availability, and generally drier soils compared with spring conditions often contribute to a preference for fall fertilizer-N application. However, when compared with spring or in-season application, […]

Nebraska: Prevented Planting – Putting Numbers To An Historic Year Oct 24, 2019

🕔Oct 24, 2019Nebraska crop producers reported unprecedented levels of prevent plant land for the 2019 growing season. Prevent plant cropland exceeded 420,000 acres across the state (Table 1). Many of the counties […]

Nebraska: Glyphosate-Resistant Marestail – Fall Management Options Oct 22, 2019

🕔Oct 22, 2019Abundant rain the last couple of months in much of eastern Nebraska has promoted the relatively early emergence of winter annual weeds, particularly marestail. Marestail, also known as horseweed in […]

Nebraska Soybeans: Drying, Storage Could Be Challenging Oct 21, 2019

🕔Oct 21, 2019A challenging soybean harvest this fall is raising many storage and drying questions, according to Ken Hellevang, an agricultural engineer with North Dakota State University Extension. According to the National […]

Nebraska: Avoiding Harvest Compaction in Wet Soils Oct 16, 2019

🕔Oct 16, 2019With fall harvest underway across Nebraska, rains have left fields soft and ruts are being cut into the soil in some areas. These ruts leave the soil surface rough and […]

Nebraska: Preparing Grain Bins, Equipment for Harvest Oct 4, 2019

🕔Oct 4, 2019With harvest approaching, it’s time to prepare grain bins and harvesting equipment to help ensure that grain going into storage will remain in good condition. Don’t wait until the middle […]

Nebraska Corn: Stalk Quality Concerns Widespread Oct 4, 2019

🕔Oct 4, 2019Extremely stressful growing conditions occurred during much of 2019 in Nebraska, including wet conditions early that delayed planting, record rainfall during July and August, and continued wet conditions into September. […]

Nebraska Cover Crops: Optimum Planting Times Following Corn Sep 20, 2019

🕔Sep 20, 2019Cover crops have to produce a certain amount of growth, or biomass, in order to effectively reduce erosion and soil nutrient loss, suppress weeds, and supply forage. Several studies have […]

Nebraska: Who Has Hunting Rights for Leased Land? Sep 18, 2019

🕔Sep 18, 2019A written cropland or pasture lease can specify who has hunting rights. If the written lease does not reserve hunting rights to the landlord directly or indirectly, the hunting rights […]

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