Nebraska Corn, Soy: Weed Management Following Hail Damage

🕔Jul 16, 2018Mid-season weed control relies on a dense crop canopy to prevent or suppress weed growth, even after herbicides may no longer be active. Hail can severely delay or damage crop […]

Nebraska Winter Wheat: Post-Harvest Weed Control

🕔Jul 16, 2018With winter wheat stands in some areas being less competitive with weeds this year, fields not treated with herbicides during the growing season now have substantial weeds that will need […]

Nebraska Corn, Soy: Western Bean Cutworm – Scouting and Treating

🕔Jul 16, 2018The first western bean cutworm moths (Figure 1) were captured in University of Nebraska-Lincoln black light traps June 27 at Clay Center, June 28 at North Platte, and July 3 at Concord. […]

Nebraska: Custom Machinery Operation Costs on the Rise

🕔Jul 11, 2018Results from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s 2018 Custom Rates Survey indicate rising costs for machine hire operations and related services since the survey was last conducted two years ago. The […]

Midwest Long Summer: Hail Stripped Corn Fields; Rain Drowned Crops – DTN

🕔Jul 10, 2018One year ago, on June 12, I had written about the severe drought in South and North Dakota that intensified as July rolled around. By that same time in June, […]

EPA Wants Judgement in New York Waters of the U.S. Case – DTN

🕔Jul 5, 2018The EPA is expected to ask a federal judge in New York to rule in its favor on a lawsuit challenging the delay of the 2015 waters of the United […]

Western Corn Belt: June Rain Just Wouldn’t Stop and Now… – DTN

🕔Jul 2, 2018Heavy rains in the Western Corn Belt in June raised water levels in local creeks and streams, but also raised producers’ agronomic concern levels. Chief among those concerns are nitrogen […]

Nebraska: Dicamba Off-Target Injury Reports Are Increasing

🕔Jul 2, 2018Nebraska Extension educators, county offices, and extension specialists started receiving phone calls about suspected dicamba off-target injury in sensitive soybean fields, ornamental trees, vegetables, tree nurseries, and home gardens earlier […]

Nebraska: Scout Corn and Soybean for Japanese Beetles

🕔Jul 2, 2018Japanese beetle adults are beginning to emerge in eastern Nebraska. Their distribution has been increasing in Nebraska the last few years and they are being seen more frequently in corn […]

Nebraska Corn: Flooding and Ponding – 3 Factors Determine Damage

🕔Jun 27, 2018Amy’s kids have been singing “rain, rain, go away” this past week and are ready for some sunshine to poke out. In many areas these rains were welcomed by the […]

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