Soybean gall midge infestations have been confirmed in six new Nebraska counties since 2018.Treatment is not recommended at this time, but scouting and reporting infestations will continue to be important to plan for management next year.
Using precision technology to improve profitability is the theme of the 2019 UNL West Central Research and Extension Center’s Annual Water and Crops Field Day. Breakout sessions will focus on precision agriculture to manage water and to manage crops.
The Gering-Ft Laramie Irrigation District will host a public meeting Monday, August 12, in Scottsbluff to update farmers and landowners on the repair of the July 17 tunnel collapse and canal breach. Photos take viewers to the site and inside the tunnel.
As repairs continue on the collapsed tunnel in the Goshen/Gering-Fort Laramie Canal, unanswered questions remain about whether crop insurance will cover crop losses. Until that's determined, farmers in the affected area need to manage their crop as if water will return to the canal.
The Top Efficient Farms group is a selection of operations with Nebraska Farm Business, Inc that consistently retain more than 20% of gross income as net. These farms are not the highest efficiency farms each year, they are just the most consistent from year-to-year.
Is hemp on your horizon as a new crop for your rotation? In this, the first of three stories on the topic in this week's CropWatch, two agronomy professors outline key production information, often drawn from research in other states and countries.
Research from other states and countries offers some insight into practices for growing CBD hemp in Nebraska. CBD hemp is a high-value crop that's labor-intensive and often grown more as a horticultural than as an agronomic crop.
Nebraska Extension has been working hard to respond to the needs of Nebraskans after historic flooding and devastation this year. As we continue working, we're asking for your feedback by August 30 to help us assess and improve our efforts.
This year has been fraught with challenges for farmers and agribusiness throughout the state, leading to increased stress. This article lists a number of tools and free resources available across the state to help individuals cope with stress.