Nebraska: E3 Soybeans – Which 2,4-D Product to Use for Burndown? May 7, 2021

🕔May 7, 2021
Growers are preparing to terminate broadleaf cover crop species and winter annual broadleaf weeds using 2,4-D products and are trying to find the best product options. Many rowers and crop […]

Nebraska Wheat: Scout Fields for Early Disease Detection May 3, 2021

🕔May 3, 2021
Despite the recent spell of cool temperatures which somewhat slowed down wheat development in Nebraska, growth of the wheat crop is advancing and will continue to do so as temperatures […]

Nebraska Soybeans: Is Nitrogen Limiting High Yields? May 3, 2021

🕔May 3, 2021
Based on surveys conducted during seven teaching sessions in 2019 and 2020, 40% of the attendees representing 137,000 acres of irrigated soybean production in western Nebraska reported to chemigate some […]

Nebraska: Starter Fertilizer — When is it Needed? Apr 28, 2021

🕔Apr 28, 2021
As planting season begins, farmers often question if starter fertilizer is providing yield and economic benefits. Starter fertilizer is defined as fertilizer applied with the specific purpose of helping the […]

Nebraska Soybeans: Ongoing Study Looks to Improve Yields, Profits Apr 16, 2021

🕔Apr 16, 2021
Are you looking for management practices that will increase your soybean yields? An on-farm research study has been evaluating three practices that may contribute to increased soybean yields. In 2019 […]

Nebraska Ethanol Plant Turns into Environmental, Legal Disaster – DTN Apr 14, 2021

🕔Apr 14, 2021
The owners of a small ethanol plant in Mead, Nebraska, that has become an environmental disaster are looking to sell off their adjoining 30,000-head cattle feedyard as the ethanol plant […]

Nebraska Corn: Evaluation of Nitrification Inhibitors Apr 13, 2021

🕔Apr 13, 2021
How Do Nitrification Inhibitors Work? Ammonium (NH4+) is a positively charged ion (cation) that can be held on the negatively charged clays and organic matter in the soil. The negatively […]

Nebraska: Cover Crop Termination Tradeoffs Apr 12, 2021

🕔Apr 12, 2021
A fall-planted cereal rye cover crop can have both positive and negative impacts, for example by tying up nitrogen, reducing soil moisture prior to planting, increasing insect pressure, reducing weed […]

Nebraska: Avoiding Injury from Seed Corn Maggot Apr 12, 2021

🕔Apr 12, 2021
In the past few years, we have received several reports of injury from seed corn maggot that has reduced stands of Nebraska soybeans. The greatest risk for seed corn maggot […]

Nebraska: Managing Soybean Cyst Nematode Starts Now Mar 24, 2021

🕔Mar 24, 2021
Planting will be here before we know it. But even in the winter, management decisions can be made to reduce losses caused by some important diseases. The most damaging pathogen […]

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