#NField Observations for July 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 - July 24-July 31, 2021
This week, Nebraska Extension Educator Brad Schick explains how to take control of alfalfa weeds in the summer.
Controlling weeds in #alfalfa during the summer can be done! #Nfield— Brad Schick (@ForagesGuy) July 24, 2021
Good fertility program including correct pH
Delay cutting so next shoots get a stronghold (reduces quality though)
@UNLBeef @UNL_CropWatch @HuskerHerdsman pic.twitter.com/ikZyuQRIpt
#NField Reports - July 17-July 23, 2021
This week, Nebraska Extension Educator Ben Beckman chats about the versatility and quality of oats as a fall forage crop.
#Oats might be one of the most underappreciated fall forage crops; versatile, high quality and quantity forage. #Nfield— Ben Beckman (@HuskerHerdsman) July 17, 2021
Early August plant = max yield
High quality may mean tetany, watch out
3 bu/ac rate, graze in 6-8 weeks@UNLBeef @UNL_CropWatch @ForagesGuy pic.twitter.com/di1092b9m9
#NField Reports - July 10-July 16, 2021
This week, Nebraska Extension Range and Forage Specialist Jerry Volesky shares his tips on producing quality hay from summer annual grasses like sorghum-sudangrass hybrids, forage sorghum and pearl millet.
#NField Reports - July 1-July 9, 2021
This week, Nebraska Extension Educator Brad Schick reviews replant/new plant options for crops that have been affected by hail damage.
After assessing #hail damage to crops, what are the options? #Nfield has some for everyone!— Brad Schick (@ForagesGuy) July 3, 2021
Check with Crop Insurance
Adhere to herbicide labels for #forage crops
Graze/hay to avoid prussic acid or nitrates @UNLBeef @UNL_CropWatch @HuskerHerdsman pic.twitter.com/F26u9pCci6