Nebraska: New Crop Insurance Prices and Volatility Factors

🕔Mar 12, 2018The Risk Management Agency (RMA) recently completed the 2018 price discovery period for corn and soybeans in Nebraska. The 2018 corn projected price came in at $3.96 with a 0.15 […]

More Grain Dust Explosions Reported Nationwide in 2017

🕔Mar 9, 2018There were seven reported grain dust explosions at U.S. food and agricultural facilities in 2017, two more than in 2016 but still below the 10-year average of 9.3 explosions per […]

Grain Markets: Drought Talk Pushes Wheat Price Up – DTN

🕔Mar 7, 2018In the world of grain markets, nothing moves prices like talk of drought and, in early 2018, we already have two significant regions at risk — Argentina and the southwestern […]

Nebraska: Cover Crops Improve Soil Productivity and Fertility

🕔Mar 5, 2018Agricultural land management practices account for about 50% of soil organic carbon (SOC) loss. Restoring SOC is important to soil productivity and fertility. Management strategies to rebuild SOC include adding […]

Nebraska: Temps Warming Up – Make Sure Your Stored Grain is Cool

🕔Mar 5, 2018As outdoor temperatures fluctuate and eventually start to warm this spring, keeping stored grain cool is important to reduce loss, a North Dakota State University Extension Service grain storage expert […]

Nebraska: Herbicide Options for Glyphosate-Resistant Common Ragweed in LibertyLink Soybean

🕔Mar 5, 2018Glyphosate-resistant common ragweed can be controlled effectively by using a diversified preplant and POST herbicide program in LibertyLink soybean.

Large-Scale Irrigation Reduces Local Precipitation, says Nebraska Researcher

🕔Mar 5, 2018A University of Nebraska-Lincoln researcher has shown that widespread irrigation has resulted in a net moisture loss in Nebraska, a finding that could have worldwide water conservation implications if substantiated […]

Nebraska: Coal Combustion Residue – A Potential Soil Amendment

🕔Feb 26, 2018Proper soil management is necessary to sustain long-term agricultural productivity. Soil loss through erosion or run-off hurts agricultural production and has environmental implications. Many fields in the Nebraska Panhandle have […]

Nebraska Soybeans: Frogeye Leaf Spot Resistance Increasing

🕔Feb 26, 2018Recently Iowa State University confirmed Cercospora sojina, the pathogen that causes frogeye leaf spot of soybean, having resistance to quinone outside inhibitor (QoI, strobilurin) fungicides in Iowa. This report is a reminder […]

Nebraska Soybeans: Insight & Take Home Points for 2018 Crop Based on 2017

🕔Feb 26, 2018In 2017, the Xtend soybean (RR2Xtend) and approved formulations for over-the-top dicamba application technology became available to soybean producers in the United States, providing a set of new genetics and […]

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