Nebraska Soybeans: Dicamba Micro-Rates Test Results on Non Dicamba-Tolerant Soybeans Jan 15, 2018

🕔Jan 15, 2018With the increased use of dicamba-tolerant (DT) soybeans (Roundup-Ready 2 Xtend), the off-target movement of dicamba to non-DT soybeans and other broadleaf crops is of concern. In 2017 the majority […]

Nebraska Winter Wheat: Controlling Wheat Curl Mite Over the Summer – Video May 23, 2017

🕔May 23, 2017The wheat curl mite vectors three viruses to winter wheat throughout the Great Plains. This serious virus complex includes wheat streak mosaic, Triticum mosaic, and High Plains wheat mosaic viruses. […]

Nebraska: Farm Operating Capital and Interest Rates are Big Concerns, Survey says Mar 20, 2017

🕔Mar 20, 2017The Nebraska 2016 Farm Financial Health Survey showed that over 77% of the 936 producers who responded were concerned that they might not be able to obtain needed operating capital […]

Cover Crops: Nebraska Study Looks at Varieties, Weed Suppression, Termination Dec 6, 2016

🕔Dec 6, 2016Photo Above: Residues from cover crop mixtures terminated via sweep plow undercutter (left) or disk (right) in May 2010 study near Mead, Nebraska. Cover crops may contribute to weed suppression […]

Corn: Listen to it Grow – Really! 1 Minute Time Lapse Video Sep 16, 2016

🕔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, 2016

🕔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 Soybeans: Tips and Formula for Accurate Seeding Rates Apr 23, 2016

🕔Apr 23, 2016Numerous soybean seeding rate studies have indicated that a final plant population of about 80,000 to 120,000 plants per acre is likely sufficient for ensuring an economic return, with the latter being […]

Nebraska: Northern Corn Leaf Blight Continues and Gray Leaf Spot Starts Jul 10, 2015

🕔Jul 10, 2015Northern Corn Leaf Blight (NCLB) is continuing to develop in several eastern Nebraska counties. Disease severity varies widely by field, hybrid, and conditions. Disease is not in every field, is […]

Nebraska Wheat: Fusarium Head Blight Confirmed Jun 5, 2015

🕔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 Corn: Replant Options – 4 Tips to Consider May 22, 2015

🕔May 22, 2015Heavy May rains saturated soils, resulting in ponding across south central and eastern Nebraska. Eighty-five percent of Nebraska’s corn was planted as of Sunday, May 17 (USDA NASS). On May 3, just 57% […]

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