#NField Observations for March 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 - March 20-March 26, 2021
This week, Extension Plant Pathologist Tamra Jackson-Ziems shares information on a new soybean foliar fungicide survey and its importance for Nebraska farmers.
What is your thought process when deciding to use soybean foliar fungicides? @tjcksn would love hear from you about this important topic!— Aaron Nygren (@ColfaxCountyExt) March 26, 2021
Short 10 minute survey is available at https://t.co/AUvdCYVWM2 or https://t.co/MLUJqEoKXg#NField @UNL_CropWatch #NebExt @NESoybeanBoard pic.twitter.com/bhiL6HQxO0
#NField Reports - March 13-March 19, 2021
This week, Range and Forage Specialist Jerry Volesky explains how adding oats and Italian ryegrass can improve your forage quality.
Itching for #plant21? Need spring #forage?— Ben Beckman (@HuskerHerdsman) March 13, 2021
Spring #oats might be for you. For quality forage into fall, plant with Italian ryegrass.
Dr. Volesky on #Nfield.
Graze at 6"
Keep regrowth 6"-16"
drill >2 bu. oats, 15-20 lb ryegrass per ac@UNLBeef @UNL_CropWatch @ForagesGuy pic.twitter.com/MsEymJ1zwZ
#NField Reports - March 6-March 12, 2021
This week, WCREC Extension Educator Ben Beckman discusses the best time to begin replacing alfalfa stands to get your money's worth in the fields.
#Alfalfa stands can be expensive to replace, but leaving a thin stand could be more cost than benifit. #Forages on #Nfield!— Ben Beckman (@HuskerHerdsman) March 6, 2021
Costs to consider:
Yeld loss up to 1 ton by year 5-6
Missed benifit to row crops following alflafa@UNLBeef @ForagesGuy @UNL_CropWatch pic.twitter.com/EvrYmSl349
#NField Reports - Feb 20-March 5, 2021
This week, water and cropping systems extension educator Chuck Burr chats about evaluating injury and options for spring wheat.
How cold is too cold for wheat? In todays #NField Observation, Chuck Burr shares some resources on evaluating injury and spring wheat options.— Aaron Nygren (@ColfaxCountyExt) February 19, 2021
NebGuide - https://t.co/vdjAObUD2e
Article - https://t.co/nOB2wSmnOG
Video - https://t.co/RqLAr1jsPo@UNL_CropWatch #NebExt @unl_taps pic.twitter.com/ufBDBifham