Gap Growing Between Irrigated, Rainfed Crop Yields

🕔Aug 20, 2019A 65-year comparative analysis between U.S. yields of irrigated and rainfed crops has sounded a message to farmers, land managers and policymakers: Mind the gap. The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Suat […]

Irrigation: Stalk-Worn Sensor Measures Crops’ Water Use

🕔Aug 6, 2019Wearable technology will soon move from wrist to stalk, swapping measures of blood flow and respiration for sap flow and transpiration. Their design won’t have anyone confusing growing season with […]

Dicamba Injury: Micro-Rates Can Affect Soybean Yields at Least 5% – Video

🕔Jun 12, 2019After dicamba-resistant soybean came to the market in 2017, there were a number of off-target injury complaints in US soybean production areas, including eastern Nebraska, in the 2017 and 2018 […]

Weeds: Resistance Management Webinar Series Starts in January

🕔Jan 4, 2019Managing resistant pests is an increasing issue throughout crop production in Nebraska and the entire U.S. Staying updated on current strategies to manage resistant pests is critical. This winter a […]

Farm Taxes: Tips for Fixing Quicken Mistakes Quickly

🕔Dec 3, 2018With your December pre-tax planning meeting right around the corner, it is time to get your Quicken file in order. If you are like most farms and ranches, it has […]

Farm Taxes: 5 Things to Do ASAP, Plus Old Strategies that No Longer Work

🕔Dec 3, 20182018 was anything but a normal year. We saw tariffs, price declines, and a long, hard harvest for many farmers, as well as significant tax changes. These changes have led […]

Are Input Decisions Affected by Crop Insurance?

🕔Nov 29, 2018New research by agricultural economists at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln challenges traditional thinking on federal crop insurance. Since the inception of the federal crop insurance program, researchers have questioned whether […]

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?

Is Irrigation Affecting Cloud Formation, Rainfall? UNL Study

🕔Aug 1, 2018A national team led by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is studying potential links among irrigation, cloud formation and rainfall. Funded by the National Science Foundation, the Great Plains Irrigation Experiment […]

Livestock: UNL Focuses on Alternative Cow-Calf Production System – DTN

🕔Apr 11, 2018Declining cattle numbers in some regions of the country are a door of opportunity for Nebraska’s producers. That’s what Jim MacDonald believes, and it was the focus of a recent […]

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