The United Soybean Board (USB) Take Action initiative and university weed scientists across the Midwestern United States have developed a free webinar series covering various weed and herbicide management topics.
The Nebraska Crops Practicum is a hands-on educational program that highlights research, techniques and technologies used in agricultural research, pest management and sustainable agriculture while encouraging best management practices to improve farm efficiency and profitability. Registration ends March 5th.
Beginning in the 1970’s winter wheat was included in Ecofarming rotations with no-till corn or grain sorghum and summer fallow as a means to capture and maintain soil water through snow retention, increased infiltration, reduced evaporation, and weed control with herbicides instead of tillage.
Nebraska Extension and the Nebraska Corn Board are offering the Ninth Innovative Youth Corn Challenge contest. This contest guides participants through all aspects of corn production, as well as agricultural careers related to corn production.
The Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has published video resources on farm bill details for producers as the March 15 deadline for new program enrollment decisions approaches.
Free legal and financial clinics are being offered for farmers and ranchers at seven sites across the state in March 2020. The clinics are one-on-one meetings with an agricultural law attorney and an agricultural financial counselor.
Public universities and private companies were contacted early in 2019 to provide input on the study protocol that would compare multiple fertility programs for soybeans in western NE. A total of 12 fertility programs were compared.
Land application of manure and other organic materials supplies much N to Nebraska’s crop production. In contrast to most other nutrients applied in organic materials, the availability of manure-N and its fertilizer-N substitution value is not well-predicted.