The objective of this study was to evaluate the competitiveness of three herbicide-resistant Nebraska waterhemp populations with soybean in a greenhouse environment. The results indicate the importance of enhancing early-season crop competitiveness.
Winter wheat growers in eastern Nebraska will want to check out the newer winter wheat varieties described here as well as a table of comparable traits to aid in selecting a variety best suited for their operation.
A new series of Nebraska Extension farm/ranch transition workshops is designed for the "sandwich generation," the one falling between retiring grandparents and the grandchildren who may or may not be interested in returning to the operation. The workshops will cover family communication and financial and legal aspects.
As we begin to harvest corn in Nebraska, on-farm storage may be needed. A recent article from South Dakota State University Extension summarizes potential insect pests of stored grain and actions to take to minimize damage by stored grain insects.
Cutting alfalfa in October is often discouraged to avoid potential winter injury while it is winterizing. This year, however, you may find you have a substantial amount of high-quality alfalfa that can be safely cut. Here's what to consider.
Topics on the Sept. 28 Market Journal include identifying and managing corn stalk rots, recommendations for retaining soil water, the upcoming Grassland Seminar Series, an analysis of the cattle market, and next week's forecast.