#NField Observations for April 2021
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 - April 10-April 30, 2021
This week, Jerry Volesky shares his thoughts on the best time and location to turn-out to grass pastures, and Ben Beckman shares the benefits of using no-till during alfalfa seeding.
When to turn-out to grass isn't always a straightforward decision. Jerry Volesky shares some thoughts! #Nfield.— Ben Beckman (@HuskerHerdsman) April 24, 2021
Wait until 3 or 4 leaf stage
GDG > Calendar ate
Drought = Delay
Rotate your rotation
Graze introduced pasture first@UNLBeef @UNL_CropWatch @ForagesGuy pic.twitter.com/yub5mJQwIc
#Alfalfa seeding often uses a prepared bed, but have you considered #notill? #Nfield— Ben Beckman (@HuskerHerdsman) April 19, 2021
Weed control options
Ridges=rough fields/seeding irregularity@UNLBeef @UNL_CropWatch @ForagesGuy pic.twitter.com/8i32W9ea6M
#NField Reports - April 3-April 9, 2021
This week, Extension Specialist Julie Peterson highlights the insect management section of the new 2021 Weed Guide, just one of many valuable topics included in the guide.
We all call it the Weed Guide, but there's a lot more than weed info in the 356 pages of EC130!
In today's #NField observations, @PetersonInsects shares how to use the Insect Management section. 2021 Guide can be purchased at https://t.co/9X33vPJmV5 @UNL_CropWatch #NebExt pic.twitter.com/M9K4osCmYk — Aaron Nygren (@ColfaxCountyExt) April 6, 2021
#Grasstetany is a serious Mg imbalance animals can get grazing lush new growth, today on #Nfield. Take steps to protect your herd this spring:— Ben Beckman (@HuskerHerdsman) April 3, 2021
Graze @ 6" of growth
Add legumes to the diet
High Mg mineral (10-13%) @ 3-4 oz/hd/day@UNLBeef @UNL_CropWatch @ForagesGuy pic.twitter.com/FImCLRKszZ