2016 Nebraska Guide for Weed, Disease, and Insect Management Now Available

2016 Nebraska Guide for Weed, Disease, and Insect Management Now Available January 22, 2016

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With more than 300 pages of information, the 2016 Guide for Weed, Disease, and Insect Management is a must-have for farmers, advisors and crop consultants.

It's a comprehensive resource for current research-based information and UNL recommendations on pest management in Nebraska crop production, with special sections on herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, and pesticide application equipment and safety. Tables of product efficacies under different farming systems and for different pests can help you select the best products for the problems on your farm. It includes detailed drawings and photos to aid in weed identification, as well as photos to aid in insect and disease identification. It also offers herbicide, fungicide, and insecticide dictionaries listing the product's active ingredients, formulation, EPA registration number and site of action to aid in resistance management.

Senior Editor was Stevan Knezevic, Extension weed management specialist. Contributing authors were Extension specialists or educators in each of the major topic areas: Weed Management — Knezevic, Cody Creech, Amit Jhala, Robert Klein, Greg Kruger, Chris Proctor, Patrick Shea, and Clyde Ogg; Disease Management — Tamra Jackson-Ziems, Anthony Adesemoye, Loren Giesler, Robert Harvston, and Stephen Wegulo; and Insect Management — Robert Wright, Jeff Bradshaw, Keith Jarvi, and Michael Rethwisch.

The guide (EC130) is available from Marketplace.unl.edu in the following formats:

  • Download only: $15 plus shipping and handling;
  • Printed: $15 plus shipping and handling;
  • Both printed and download: $25 plus shipping and handling.