Market Journal: Catch Up on What You May Have Missed at HHD

From their booth at Husker Harvest Days, Market Journal's Troy Moling and Bill Dodd interviewed extension educators and specialists about recommended practices for harvest and other fall operations.

Market Journal: Catch Up on What You May Have Missed at HHD

On this week’s Market Journal Extension educators and specialists at Husker Harvest Days share some timely recommendations for harvest, nutrient management this fall, and what to expect from the weather next week. View any of the following segments or the whole show at https://www.youtube.com/user/marketjournal.

Extension Educator and Market Journal Producer Troy Moling at Husker Harvest Days
Figure 1. Extension Educator Todd Whitney (left) talks with Market Journal Producer Troy Moling about nutrient management practices this fall that can help you more efficiently address crop nutrient needs next spring.

Prepping Corn and Soybeans for Harvest

Jenny Rees, Nebraska Extension Educator, breaks down the diseases she’s seeing as we head into harvest. Rees also shares information on how to estimate corn and soybean yields. For more information, see Estimating Potential Corn Yield in CropWatch.

Fall Soil Fertility

Nebraska Extension Educator Todd Whitney shares how nutrient management, soil sampling, and more can improve your soil. For more ways to improve your soil, Whitney recommends visiting Water.unl.edu, Soywater.unl.edu, and Cornsoywater.unl.edu.

Grain Bin Safety

“Silo,” a new film focusing on the dangers of grain bin entrapment was shown at Husker Harvest Days. Filmmaker Sam Goldberg shares what inspired him to make the movie, and how he hopes “Silo” can help prevent more farming accidents. For more information, visit https://www.silothefilm.com.

Al’s Forecast

Nebraska Extension Ag Climatologist Al Dutcher fills us in on what we can expect for the first week of fall and beyond.

Benefits of Cornstalk Grazing

Harvested cornfields provide another feed source for cattle. Rick Rasby, Nebraska Extension associate dean and former beef specialist, explains why grazing those fields may benefit crop producers as well.

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