2017 Archive

February 17, 2017

Strengthening Nebraska's Agricultural Economy: Losing your operating credit and using loan subordination
Dry Bean & Dry Pea Production: New chickpea cultivar New Hope
Disease Management: SCN now confirmed in 58 counties; announcing the 7th Annual SCN 'Tode Awards
Water Resources: Status of North Platte River basin and reservoirs
Forage & Alfalfa Production: Be alert to risk of alfalfa winter injury; dormant spraying weeds in alfalfa.
Market Journal: property tax reform, precision ag tools, an update from IANR Harlan Vice Chancellor Mike Boehm, the hog markets, and the forecast for next week.
Farm Management: Farm Succession/Estate Planning Workshops Set
Crop Report: Number of Nebraska farms decreases in 2016

February 10, 2017

Strengthening Nebraska's Agricultural Economy: Comparing generic and name brand pesticides; what to consider before co-signing a loan
Corn Production: What to plan for if you’re planting non-Bt traited corn for 2017; Cornhusker Economics on distillers' dried grains export market
Soybean Production: A quick look at soybean production in Brazil; Nebraska Soybean Grower Survey
On-Farm Research: Growers statewide to share research results; meet Bryon Chvatal, a Nebraska on-farm researcher
Weather: As temperatures warm, spring conditions could turn wet
Market Journal: View segments on soybean production strategies in a tight-margin year; the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network result meetings; grazing cover crops; the farm income forecast and market analysis; and the forecast for the coming week.

February 3, 2017

Strengthening Nebraska's Agricultural Economy: Tools & strategies for ag producers; using the 2017 crop budgets to focus on costs; using herbicide prices and efficacy ratings to select for top value
Weed Management: 2017 chart for selection of herbicides based on site of action; Jhala receives early career Outstanding Weed Scientist Award
Farm Management: Women in Agriculture Conference Feb. 23-24; Grain Marketing Workshops continue next week in eastern Nebraska
Nebraska Extension Pest of the Month: Japanese Beetle
Wheat Production: USDA NASS reports wheat condition
Rural Solar Energy: Solar land leases: considerations in Nebraska; Extension workshop on adding solar electric systems for farms, ranches, and homes
IANR & Extension: Wilber Crop Clinic

January 27, 2017

Wheat Production: Growers urged to keep a watchful eye for wheat viruses this spring
Corn Production: Winners of Innovative Youth Corn Challenge; Handy Bt Trait Table revised for 2017
Cover Crops: Nebraska Cover Crop Conference Feb. 14
Precision Agriculture: NeATA Conference topics
Farm Management: Pre-harvest marketing strategies in years with high ending stocks; plan for drought when negotiating your pasture lease; register now for Farm Finance and Ag Law Clinics in February
Dry Bean Production: Dry Bean Grower's Event Feb. 7 in Gering
Conservation: NDA funding available for buffer strips; windbreak renovation workshops in southeast Nebraska
IANR & Extension: Market Journal segments on recent grain market price movements, Brazilian soybeans, and the Keystone XL Pipeline; Southeast Nebraska Sprayer Clinic Feb. 8; Grain Marketing Workshops 

January 20, 2017

Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources: University leaders to meet with public during 11-city Nebraska tour; Nebraska Extension readies people, resources to aid farmers facing stressful loan renewal season; new IANR Vice Chancellor Mike Boehm speaks to faculty, staff

January 13, 2017

Farm Management: Preparing for farm loan renewal time
Estate Planning: Nebraska's estate plan for your farm; estate planning workshops in January and February
Pesticide Education: Revisions to Worker Protection Standard effective January 2017
Nutrient Management: 2017 Nutrient Management Record-Keeping Calendars now available
Youth: Apply now for Innovative Youth Corn Challenge
Crop Reports: USDA final crop production report for 2016
IANR & Extension: Heuermann Lecturer and FFA CEO Mark Poeschl urges all to take responsibility in feeding the world

January 6, 2017

Weed Management: Nebraska Extension pest of the month: horseweed; management of ALS-resistant Palmer amaranth and waterhemp in the Panhandle
Insect Management: Western bean cutworm: pest status & ipm options webcast; biology and economics of recommendations for insecticide-based management of soybean aphid
Irrigation Technology: CornSoyWater: an online app to aid in irrigation management 
Soil Fertility & Management: The long view of nitrogen recommendations from Nebraska Extension, including a bibliography of associated research and publications.
Farm Management: Workshops on Using Quicken; Farm Business Succession and Estate Planning Workshops 
Sorghum Production: Sorghum Symposiums 
Organic Production: New financial assistance for organic producers 
Market Journal: Segments on cover crops, Enogen feed corn, the ag economy, and the forecast for next week