Nebraska Corn: Weather Impacts to Pollination and Kernel Fill Aug 17, 2020

🕔Aug 17, 2020
The following are factors that are known to impact pollination: Heat over 95°F depresses pollen production. Prolonged periods of heat can reduce pollen production and viability. High humidity, without a […]

Nebraska: Calculating the Odds of a Hard Freeze Aug 15, 2019

🕔Aug 15, 2019
With all of the late-planted crops across the Midwest this year and the calendar turning to August, it is time to calculate the odds of a hard freeze (equal to […]

Nebraska: 60 Days of Bad Weather and Hard Times Apr 2, 2019

🕔Apr 2, 2019
The recent string of weather events is definitely one for Nebraska’s history books. The key word to that sentence is “string” because it took a combination of patterns and extremes […]

Nebraska Weather: What to Expect for Snowmelt, Warm-up Mar 12, 2019

🕔Mar 12, 2019
It has been a long winter for Nebraska, due in part to extremely cold conditions during February and an abundance of snowfall that stubbornly refuses to disappear from inadequate melt […]

Corn Belt Weather: El Nino and the Central Plains Sep 25, 2018

🕔Sep 25, 2018
Longer term forecasts of what lies ahead for the Central Plains this fall and winter often start with a look at ocean temperature trends. Sea surface conditions in the Equatorial […]

Nebraska Weather: Patterns Continue, Drought Areas Likely Expand – Video Jun 4, 2018

🕔Jun 4, 2018
What a spring this has been in Nebraska. After the second coldest April on record dating back to 1895, May statewide temperatures are poised to rank in the top 10 […]

Nebraska: Forecast for Precipitation and End-of-Season Freeze Risk Sep 26, 2017

🕔Sep 26, 2017
The past two weeks have brought above-normal temperatures to the Great Plains. Using a base of 50/86, 250-300 growing degree day units have accumulated during this time. If normal temperatures […]

Nebraska: Forecast End-of-Season Weather and Freeze Risk Sep 11, 2017

🕔Sep 11, 2017
A deepening upper air trough over the Great Lakes region brought an influx of cool Canadian air into the northwestern Corn Belt Sept. 5, resulting in isolated pockets of scattered […]

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