Corn: Listen to it Grow – Really! 1 Minute Time Lapse Video

🕔Sep 16, 2016This time lapse photo sequence from a Nebraska corn field allows you to see and hear corn grow. It’s thought that the crackling noise is due to tiny fractures that […]

Nebraska Corn: Nematodes – Scout Sandy Soils Now, Other Soils Any Time

🕔Jun 10, 2016This year nematode damage in some Nebraska fields may be masked by the ample rainfall we’ve received, but rest assured, these plant parasitic nematodes are still there in almost every […]

Nebraska: Research Drone Successfully Used for Prescribed Fires

🕔Apr 29, 2016University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers have successfully used a specially designed drone to ignite prescribed fires in 26 acres of restored tallgrass prairie at Homestead National Monument of America near Beatrice. In addition […]

Nebraska: Farmland Values Down 4%; Rental Rates Down 2-10%

🕔Mar 12, 2016Preliminary results from the UNL Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Survey show that since Feb. 1, 2015, land rental rates dropped 2%-10% across Nebraska. Decreases in land values ranged from -1% […]

Nebraska: Climate Office Established at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

🕔Jan 11, 2016The UNL Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources has established the Nebraska State Climate Office within the School of Natural Resources. The office will serve as the primary source of […]

Farm Business: 5 Top New Year’s Resolutions

🕔Dec 24, 2015New Year’s resolutions are really an effort to change unhealthy habits or adopt new ones to improve your life or business. As we think about recent shifts in the farm […]

Nebraska: Not Good Idea – Scabby Wheat as Cover Crop Seed

🕔Aug 14, 2015This is a relevant question considering the high incidence and severity of scab (Fusarium head blight) in Nebraska wheat this year. Fields that were not sprayed had severe scab, resulting […]

Nebraska Wheat: Fusarium Head Blight Confirmed

🕔Jun 5, 2015Inspection of wheat research plots and a wheat field at the UNL Agricultural Research and Development Center (ARDC) near Mead on June 4 confirmed Fusarium head blight, also known as […]

Nebraska Wheat: Severe Levels of Stripe Rust in the South

🕔May 29, 2015A survey of wheat fields in southeast, south central, and southwest Nebraska May 27-28 showed severe levels of stripe rust. Many fields with stripe rust showed varying intensities of yellow […]

Nebraska: Central Seed Hopper Planters May Need More Weight

🕔May 16, 2015Some producers with the newer style, front-fold planters with a central seed hopper have been noticing problems with uniform seeding depth across the width of the planter.  Some of these […]

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