Nebraska Average Ag Land Value Drops 3% from 2017

🕔Mar 19, 2018The average market value of Nebraska farmland declined by 3% over the prior year to $2,745 per acre, according to a preliminary report of the 2018 Nebraska Farm Real Estate […]

Nebraska Continues To See Modest Groundwater Decline

🕔Mar 19, 2018Unlike parts of Colorado and Kansas, Nebraska isn’t in danger of running out of groundwater from the High Plains Aquifer anytime soon. But the largest source of usable water in […]

Nebraska Wheat: Weed Control in Late-Seeded Fields

🕔Mar 19, 2018Many winter wheat fields were seeded late last fall because of rainfall at normal planting time. The late seeding resulted in stands that are not as competitive with weeds and […]

Nebraska: Wheat Stem Maggot in Corn – Scout Your Cover Crop Fields

🕔Mar 12, 2018Last spring, we reported wheat stem maggot damage in corn fields that were previously planted to a cover crop in eastern and southern Nebraska. In most cases, cover crops (wheat […]

Nebraska: New Crop Insurance Prices and Volatility Factors

🕔Mar 12, 2018The Risk Management Agency (RMA) recently completed the 2018 price discovery period for corn and soybeans in Nebraska. The 2018 corn projected price came in at $3.96 with a 0.15 […]

Nebraska: Cover Crops Improve Soil Productivity and Fertility

🕔Mar 5, 2018Agricultural land management practices account for about 50% of soil organic carbon (SOC) loss. Restoring SOC is important to soil productivity and fertility. Management strategies to rebuild SOC include adding […]

Nebraska: Temps Warming Up – Make Sure Your Stored Grain is Cool

🕔Mar 5, 2018As outdoor temperatures fluctuate and eventually start to warm this spring, keeping stored grain cool is important to reduce loss, a North Dakota State University Extension Service grain storage expert […]

Nebraska: Herbicide Options for Glyphosate-Resistant Common Ragweed in LibertyLink Soybean

🕔Mar 5, 2018Glyphosate-resistant common ragweed can be controlled effectively by using a diversified preplant and POST herbicide program in LibertyLink soybean.

Nebraska: Coal Combustion Residue – A Potential Soil Amendment

🕔Feb 26, 2018Proper soil management is necessary to sustain long-term agricultural productivity. Soil loss through erosion or run-off hurts agricultural production and has environmental implications. Many fields in the Nebraska Panhandle have […]

Nebraska Soybeans: Frogeye Leaf Spot Resistance Increasing

🕔Feb 26, 2018Recently Iowa State University confirmed Cercospora sojina, the pathogen that causes frogeye leaf spot of soybean, having resistance to quinone outside inhibitor (QoI, strobilurin) fungicides in Iowa. This report is a reminder […]

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