This Q&A addresses questions about baling soybean residue, including its nutrient value and comparison with other sources, economic value, and what should be considered when deciding whether to bale soybean residue.
This one-year study of soybean production in west central Nebraska looked at how adjustments in cropping practices affected various components of crop yield, showing possible areas where changes could increase profitability.
Growers who dealt with soybean gall midge infestations in 2018 and those interested in learning more about this emerging soybean pest are invited to attend a roundtable discussion Dec. 20. Grower input can help share research efforts being planned for 2019.
This year's Crop Production Clinics offer some new timely topics and focus on local crop challenges. They also offer training for pesticide applicator recertification at five locations across the state.
Friday mornings from Jan. 4 to Feb. 8 Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County will host a meeting series on timely topics for eastern Nebraska farmers. Can't get into town that day? The sessions will also be live streamed.
To learn about getting started with pulse crops or how to enhance your existing pulse production, don’t miss the 2019 Nebraska Pulse Crops Expo January 7 in Kearney. The program is free but registrations are needed by Jan. 2.
Nebraska Extension’s newly revamped, more user-friendly private applicator online training program is now available. It is an alternative to attending a PSEP training session or using self-study printed materials.
In 2019 approximately 3,200 commercial and noncommercial pesticide applicators will need to be recertified in Nebraska. They include fumigators, ornamental and turf applicators, exterminators, and others.
A major consideration in estate planning is the transfer of assets to the next generation. Using step-up in basis can allow for the sale of long-held farm ground that appreciated in value, with little to no capital gain issues.