#NField Observations for January 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 - 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.
We head west on #Nfield to forage specialist Jerry Volesky. A little snow isn't always a bad thing!— Ben Beckman (@HuskerHerdsman) January 16, 2021
For grass seedings and #alfalfa snow provides:
❄️Insulation against the cold
❄️Protection against desiccation
❄️Moisture (every bit counts!)@UNLBeef @UNL_CropWatch @ForagesGuy pic.twitter.com/9tlyNDimQm
Responsible #manure use is critical. In February, the @UNLamm team is hosting the following sessions:— Aaron Nygren (@ColfaxCountyExt) January 14, 2021
▪️Minding Your Manure Manners
▪️Manure & Fertilizer: Complementary Roles
▪️Benefits & Barriers to Manure Use
Join them! #Nfield @UNL_CropWatch #NebExt pic.twitter.com/AmvNWrueTc
#NField Reports - Dec. 19, 2020-Jan. 8, 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.
Check out this weeks part 3 of 3 #NField observation, seed selection can help you manage diseases in your #soybean fields next growing season. @UNL_CropWatch @tjcksn @ColfaxCountyExt #NebExt pic.twitter.com/fxoSbbhhPk— Melissa Bartels (@Crops_MelissaB) January 7, 2021
Check out this weeks part 2 of 3 #NField observation, seed selection can help you manage diseases in your #corn fields next growing season. @UNL_CropWatch @tjcksn @ColfaxCountyExt #NebExt pic.twitter.com/tSGTZaWLeL— Melissa Bartels (@Crops_MelissaB) January 7, 2021
Check out this weeks part 1 of 3 #NField observation, seed selection can help you manage diseases in your #corn and #soybean fields next growing season. @UNL_CropWatch @tjcksn @ColfaxCountyExt #NebExt pic.twitter.com/ySKM7NwiFp— Melissa Bartels (@Crops_MelissaB) January 7, 2021
Planning for the unknown is tricky business.— Ben Beckman (@HuskerHerdsman) January 2, 2021
A #drought plan in your pasture lease is one way to plan ahead and be prepared before things get critical. Check it out on #Nfield!@UNLBeef @ForagesGuy @UNL_CropWatch pic.twitter.com/N1lOHnYY5x
Worried about #drought risk in 2021? Today's #NField w/ Chuck Burr shares a West Central Field Day talk by Dr. Arnall @OSU_NPK on timing sorghum & wheat N during drought. Full video at https://t.co/XPpy1vgVWM or the full agenda at https://t.co/IxdAJX0ftf @UNL_TAPS pic.twitter.com/JT3svlTGA0— Nebraska CropWatch (@UNL_CropWatch) December 22, 2020