Nebraska Corn: Southern Rust Confirmed

🕔Jul 29, 2019Southern corn rust  was confirmed on corn leaf samples from Fillmore and Nuckolls counties (Figure 1) in southern Nebraska earlier this week. The disease had been confirmed in several states south […]

Nebraska Corn: Replanting – 3 Items to Consider Before Jumping In

🕔May 14, 2019According to the USDA-NASS report, 35% of Nebraska’s corn had been planted as of May 5, similar to 38% last year but behind the five-year average of 47%. Emergence was […]

Nebraska: Delayed Corn Planting – Time To Switch Maturities?

🕔May 14, 2019It’s been a wet week for much of Nebraska, further delaying planting and causing growers to consider whether they should move from a full-season corn hybrid to a short-season. The […]

Nebraska: 4 Corn, Soybean Planting Considerations

🕔Apr 30, 2019Everything we do at planting sets the stage for the rest of the year. We’re blessed to have equipment that can allow for many acres to be planted in a […]

Nebraska Corn: Does Early Planting Always Mean Max Yield?

🕔Apr 30, 2019Does the “early bird” always get the worm? We wonder if this old adage holds for corn planting dates too. Does planting early always result in maximum corn yields? We […]

Nebraska: Dicamba’s Effect on Soybean Node Numbers

🕔Aug 15, 2018Do soybean plants continue to produce a new node every 3.7 days after being affected by off-target dicamba?

Nebraska Corn, Soy: Crop Yields – What’s the Impact of Volunteer Corn?

🕔Jun 5, 2018Wind storms last fall led to downed corn in many areas of the state. These losses, along with harvest losses, are contributing to widespread problems with volunteer corn in crop […]

Nebraska: Volunteer Corn Control in Soybeans and Corn Fields

🕔Jun 4, 2018Volunteer corn is a competitive weed in the corn/soybean cropping system and if not controlled, may result in yield penalty. In addition, volunteer corn encourages the dispersal and survival of western corn […]

Nebraska Cover Crops: Termination Factors, Burndown Considerations

🕔Apr 23, 2018With cold spring conditions this year, cover crop plant growth has been delayed and questions have come up as to whether that should affect timing of cover crop termination. In […]

Nebraska: Growers Share Their On-Farm Research

🕔Feb 26, 2018Are you thinking about adopting a new farming practice or buying a new product, but unsure whether it’s likely to be cost-effective for your operation? Would you like to test […]

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