Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory Open House Aug. 20

The UNL Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory near Whitman will host its 15th Annual Open House Aug. 20. Presentations will be given throughout the day on various aspects of cattle and natural...

Dig Corn Roots to Evaluate Rootworm Management

Western corn rootworm beetles have been emerging since early July in south central Nebraska, indicating that rootworm larval feeding is ending. If you have not already done so, now would be a...

Monitor Irrigation Data from Your Phone

This week UNL Extension released the Irrigation Flow Meter Calculator App. It calculates the amount of water pumped by irrigation pumping plants and can store data such as field size (in...

UNL CropWatch August 1, 2014

In the Panhandle heavy infestations of wheat stem sawfly and resulting stem cutting downed wheat at harvest time. See more. August 1, 2014 Corn-Soybean Production ...

High Irrigated Corn-to-Soybean Ratio in Northeast Nebraska

Calls for Research Targeted At Increasing On-Farm Irrigated Soybean Yields Figure 1. Historical trends in average corn (top panel) and soybean yields (bottom panel) in Nebraska...

West Central Crops and Water Field Day Aug. 21 near Brule

The UNL West Central Crops and Water Field Day will showcase irrigation practices and cropping systems that maintain or increase crop production while conserving water. The Aug. 21 field day...

Nebraska Soybean Management Field Days Aug. 12-15

The 16th annual Soybean Management Field Days will focus on increasing profits, staying competitive in a global marketplace, and meeting the world's growing food and energy needs starting right...

Stink Bugs Reported in Corn and Soybeans

We are receiving reports of stink bugs in Nebraska corn and soybean. This is to be expected, as stink bugs are attracted to flowering plants. Both crops are particularly sensitive to stink bugs...

Heavy Infestation of Wheat Stem Sawfly in the Nebraska Panhandle

Figure 1. Wheat lodging due to wheat stem sawfly. Figure 2. Wheat stubs remaining in field Figure 3. Adult female wheat stem sawfly Wheat stem sawfly...

Southern Rust Confirmed in Southeast Nebraska

Figure 1. Southern rust spores are typically orange to tan in color and produced in pustules predominantly on the upper leaf surface, although they can also be produced abundantly on/near...

Seedbeds for Late Summer Grass and Alfalfa Planting

Seedbed preparation is key to successful planting of alfalfa, grass, or some small-seeded cover crops. August is great timing, if you have enough moisture to do it right. Seedbed preparation...

Grain Market Analysis on July 25 Market Journal

View the full July 25 Market Journal episode or selected segments below.     On this week's Market Journal Elaine Kub,...

The Great Balancing Act — Negotiating a Cash Rental Rate

Getting landlords and tenants to agree on a cash rental rate for next year is going to take some careful balancing and consideration of each other's perspective. Also see: Frequently Asked...

UNL CropWatch July 25, 2014

Root pruning on a hybrid with the Cry3Bb1 protein. See more field reports from Extension across the state. (Photo by Nathan Mueller) July 25, 2014 Corn Production ...

Resilient Ag Conference Now Open To Crop Advisors and Farmers

CCA Certification Credits Available Attend conference in person or online.   Gary Niemeyer Crop Advisors can earn continuing education credits for CCA...

Crop Reports from Extension

Figure 1. Root pruning on a hybrid with the Cry3Bb1 protein. (Dodge County, Nathan Mueller) (Link to larger versions) Figure 2. Adult Grape Colaspis being found in corn...

2014 Forecasted Corn Yields Based on July 20 Hybrid Maize Model Simulations

Interpreting Yield Forecasts When the range of possible (i.e., simulated) end-of-season yield potential for the current year is compared to the long-term average yield...

Monitor Grasshopper Levels in Field Borders

Figure 1. Top: Adult differential grasshopper Left: Adult redlegged grasshopper Both grasshopper species have yellow bodies with black markings, but the redlegged...

Common Bunt (Stinking Smut) in Wheat

This year there are reports of outbreaks of common bunt of wheat, also known as stinking smut, in a wide area from western Nebraska into eastern Colorado.  This article summarizes information...

Light Trap Reports 2014

UNL light trap data is available at http://entomology.unl.edu/fldcrops/lightrap.shtml and includes reports for: South Central Agricultural Laboratory — Clay Center, Nebraska ...
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