N Field Observations for This Week

N Field Observations for This Week

Each week Nebraska Extension professionals share their field observations on Twitter. You can find these reports by searching the hashtag #NField on Twitter or by checking back here.

#NField Reports - Jan. 22-Feb. 5

This week, Cropping Systems educator Melissa Bartels previews the upcoming 2021 Cover Crops and Soil Health Conference, and Extension educator Aaron Nygren offers tips on how to get prepared for chemigation training sessions beginning this month in Nebraska.

#NField Reports - Jan. 9 - Jan. 22, 2021

This week, Animal Manure Management Coordinator Leslie Johnson reviews details about the upcoming manure management sessions, and Range and Forage Specialist Jerry Volesky discusses the benefits of snow cover on alfalfa and irrigated grass seedings.

#NField Reports - Dec. 19, 2020- Jan. 20, 2021

This week, discussions focus on seed selection for managing disease in corn and soybeans, preparing a pasture drought plan, and best practices for planting and nitrogen application during a drought.

#NField Reports - Dec. 5- Dec. 18, 2020

This week, Fernanda Krupek discusses using aerial imagery to assess cover crop biomass, Ben Beckman talks about pasture fertility and Jerry Volesky shares thoughts on the impact of bale twine and net wrap on animal health.

#NField Reports - Nov. 21 - Dec. 4, 2020

This week, Megan Taylor talks about pH and potassium recommendations for alfalfa, Jerry Volesky discusses prescribed burning for easter redcedar, and Frenanda Krupek looks at using aerial imagery to assess cover crop biomass.

#NField Reports - Nov. 14 - 20, 2020

This week, Ben Beckman discusses how snow and ice impact crop residue forage and animal grazing, and Chuck Burr and Matt Stockton talk about hybrid return on investment.

#NField Reports - Oct. 31 - Nov. 13, 2020

This week, Chuck Burr and Justin Bode talk about nitrogen and water use, Jerry Volesky discusses grass pasture renovation, Megan Taylor shares about soil sampling to improve alfalfa stands and Aaron Nygren shares what is next for #NField with the end of the growing season.

#NField Reports - October 19-30, 2020

This week, Megan Taylor talks about storing pesticides with freezing temps and woody plant control, Aaron Nygren discusses applying anhydrous and winter annuals, Jerry Volesky cautions about nighshades, and Ben Beckman shares about corn stalk bales as a feed source.

#NField Reports - October 12-16, 2020

This week, Melissa Bartels talks about stalk rot disease and fire safety during harvest, Sarah Sivits discusses stalk quality and prioritizing fields for harvest, and Megan Taylor looks at thistle control in your pastures.

#NField Reports - October 5-9, 2020

This week, Megan Taylor talks about sampling for SCN in your soybean fields and October alfalfa cutting, and Jerry Volesky discusses controlling yucca (soapweed) in pastures this fall.

#NField Reports - September 28-October 2, 2020

This week, Ben Beckman talks about fall forage growth and prussic acid concerns in sorghum with the cold temps, Amy Timmerman discusses scouting soybeans before harvest for week pressure, and Kat Caswell looks at wheat planting depth.

#NField Reports - September 21-25, 2020

This week, Brad Schick talks about fall grazing cool season pastures, Wayne Ohnesorg discusses insect management in your bins and John Thomas takes a look at sugar beet harvest in northwest Nebraska.

#NField Reports - September 7-18, 2020

This week, Megan Taylor talks harvest aids for soybeans and alfalfa regrowth, Aaron Nygren discusses evaluating your nitrogen program, and Amy Timmerman takes a look at vivipary occurring in corn.

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