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 - May 23-29, 2020
This week, Megan Taylor talks about alfalfa weevil, scouting, and what to do about it. Sarah Sivits and Amy Timmerman talk about what they are seeing in Nebraska's wet cornfields.
#Nfield Observations Checking out alfalfa weevil in Northeast NE. For more info, check out https://t.co/z4osChRE9X @UNL_CropWatch Keep scouting and be sure to check fields 4 to 5 days after first cutting if weevil pressure was high #alfalfa #scout20 #nebext pic.twitter.com/GxUkK7UIzG— Megan Taylor (@CropTalkMegan) May 28, 2020
Lots of rain in your area this Memorial Day Weekend? You're not alone. @AmyTimmerman2 and @centralNE_crops talk about what we're seeing in corn fields across Nebraska during our #Nfield observation today. @UNL_CropWatch #corn #flooding #NebExt. pic.twitter.com/LYAF5PGipz— Sarah Sivits (@centralNE_crops) May 27, 2020
#NField Reports - May 16-22, 2020
This week, Amy Timmerman discusses soybean stand, emergence, and seed corn maggots. Megan Taylor and Aaron Nygren talks about GDD/GDU tools for tracking corn emergence, as well as scouting for summer annuals and the options for dealing with them.
What's happening with our #soybeans? Seeing some stand and emergence issues. Finding seed corn maggots throughout the field. Refer to article at https://t.co/ip169ZG35v by @jenreesources to determine if replanted is necessary. #NField #plant2020 @UNL_CropWatch pic.twitter.com/Nc3gFKx9pO— Amy Timmerman (@AmyTimmerman2) May 22, 2020
Still waiting for emergence on later planted corn with the cool weather? @CropTalkMegan and myself cover GDD's/GDU's and some tools to track them for #plant2020 in this #NField Observation. @UNL_CropWatch #NebExt— Aaron Nygren (@ColfaxCountyExt) May 20, 2020
corn needs 90-120 GDU's to emerge
⬆️needed with residue or dry soil pic.twitter.com/DI5Mgykt3S
#NField Reports - May 9-15, 2020
This week, Chuck Burr and Paul Jasa share thoughts about row cleaners. Amy Timmerman, Sarah Sivits and Megan Taylor report on what they are seeing in fields after the cold and frosty weather.
Row cleaners ⬆️or ⬇️? Chuck Burr with @UNL_TAPS and Paul Jasa share some thoughts about their use in this #NField Observation. @UNL_CropWatch @NECornBoard @NESorghumBoard @SorghumCheckoff #NebExt pic.twitter.com/0HBWI6DXEA— Aaron Nygren (@ColfaxCountyExt) May 13, 2020
Frost damage? Sometimes we need to go underground to really see what's going on. Here is an #Nfield observation with @centralNE_crops to determine frost damage in corn. @UNL_CropWatch #NebExt. pic.twitter.com/3I0XeRjvvV— Sarah Sivits (@centralNE_crops) May 12, 2020
#NField Observations in Northeast Nebraska today! Looking at #corn and #soybeans today after our cold weather! Just me today but be sure to wish @ColfaxCountyExt a Happy Birthday today! For more details check out @UNL_CropWatch for current info #nebext pic.twitter.com/NlncoTwOo1— Megan Taylor (@CropTalkMegan) May 14, 2020