Now is the perfect time to think about how you can minimize diseases next growing season. Planting disease-resistant hybrids and varieties may be a more economical way to manage certain diseases, reduce disease severity and reduce dependence on pesticides.
Hemp exhibited high level of sensitivity to most of the tested herbicides. Visual injury levels ranged from almost no injury (~5%) with only one herbicide, to some temporary injury (~20%) with a few herbicides and severe injury or death (60%-93%) with about 10 out of 18 herbicides tested.
The decision whether or not to invest in solar is an individual decision. The conclusion here is not whether to invest or not, but rather which center pivot scenarios are better suited for better return on investment and which pivots a farmer may want to target first if considering solar installations.
With harvest wrapping up or complete, it is time to finish the last bits of 2020 operation tasks. Many of these tasks are part of tax planning. This article is a brief summary of some of the topics to discuss with your tax preparer before year-end.
Free legal and financial clinics are being offered for farmers and ranchers across the state in December 2020. The clinics are one-on-one meetings with an agricultural law attorney and an agricultural financial counselor. These are not group sessions, and they are confidential.
The Panhandle Research, Extension and Education Center is hosting a virtual field day, the “Panhandle Agricultural Research and Technology Tour – Plus” (PARTT Plus) on December 1 and 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (MST) each day.
New Episodes! Everyone is looking for a good deal after the holiday season! Join us for this week’s episode for a 2 in 1 podcast special about soybean gall midge and what we know thus far about this new pest in soybeans.
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.
As the 2020 growing season comes to an end, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will contact producers nationwide to gather final year-end crop production numbers and the amount of grain and oilseeds stored on their farms.
The Soybean Management Field Days moved online for the first time ever due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Growers can view presentations or listen to the podcasts presented by Nebraska Extension specialists and educators.