Nebraska Soybeans: New Methods Needed to Manage SCN

🕔Sep 25, 2018Some Nebraska farmers managing for soybean cyst nematode (SCN) are noticing something different: They aren’t getting the control they expect from planting an SCN-resistant variety. Why are their control measures […]

Nebraska Soybeans: Cercospora Purple Seed Stain and Blight Showing Up

🕔Sep 24, 2018With the warm temperatures following the recent rains in Nebraska, we are starting to see more Purple Seed Stain and Blight symptoms in some soybean fields. Purple Seed Stain and […]

Nebraska Corn: Stalk Rot Diseases Hard to Diagnose

🕔Sep 18, 2018Various stalk rot diseases have been confirmed in samples from corn fields across Nebraska. Stalk rot diseases and the pathogens that cause them are common in corn fields. They can […]

Nebraska Corn: Why Are Corn Kernels Germinating on the Ear?

🕔Sep 14, 2018Following last week’s heavy rains, growers in south central Nebraska are reporting sprouting corn kernels in ears in drought-stressed and hail-damaged fields as well as in fields with upright, tight-husked […]

Nebraska: Double Cropping Pulses with Short-Season Crops

🕔Sep 8, 2018A research project is underway at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center (ENREC) near Mead to evaluate a double crop production system. The experiment was designed by University of […]

Nebraska Winter Wheat: Fall Strategies for Weed Control

🕔Sep 2, 2018Weeds such as downy brome, feral rye, marestail, mustards, and the perennial dandelion are more easily managed soon after emergence than in the following spring.

Nebraska: Terminating a Verbal Farm Land Lease

🕔Aug 27, 2018Some farm leases are not written, but are verbal or “handshake” agreements. Because nothing is in writing, the parties may have different recollections of their agreement, making lease disputes more […]

New Tax Act: Not as Simple as it Looks – Section 199a – 20% Pass-Through

🕔Aug 27, 2018This article addresses Section 199a of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) which was passed in December 2017. For more information about other changes in the tax law please […]

Nebraska: Tax Cuts – Big Changes Ahead – Plan Now

🕔Aug 27, 2018The dust still hasn’t completely settled from the changes made in December 2017 to the tax code by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), but we are starting to […]

Nebraska Cover Crops: Long Term Effects on Water Infiltration and Plants

🕔Aug 23, 2018How you manage your soil today could have impacts on the productivity of your soil in the near and distant future. Water infiltration and plant available water are two important […]

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