Pea variety trials were conducted at three dryland sites in the Panhandle and southwest Nebraska — Box Butte County (19 varieties), Cheyenne County (19 varieties) and Perkins County (25 varieties) — plus two irrigated trials in Scottsbluff and Cheyenne County.
Save money by getting a jumpstart on your summer annual forage plan. Plus, Nebraska Extension Educator Ben Beckman explains how to prepare alfalfa seed beds with manure to save on fertilizer costs this growing season.
The second Fenster professor in UNL's history, Creech's research and extension efforts since 2015 have focused on enhancing agronomic practices to increase profitability, optimizing soil water conservation and delivering weed management solutions.
The project will focus how a targeted restoration of perennial grasses amid cropland could bring about a variety of benefits, ranging from reduction in water and fertilizer use to expansion of wildlife habitat to encouragement of new bioenergy industry.
Eleven conference workshops have been approved for Certified Crop Advisor Continuing Education Credits, and two workshops have been approved for veterinarians or veterinary technicians licensed in Nebraska to receive credits.
Course participants will work through the financial statements of a case study farm, watching pre-recorded videos, completing assignments and participating in video chats to learn more about how big changes to their operation will affect their bottom line.
Extension Educator Allan Vyhnalek shares his recommendations for farm families navigating difficult situations brought on by unexpected events like death, serious illness or status changes for business partners.
NASS will ask producers to provide information online or by mail about the types of crops they intend to plant in 2022, how many acres they intend to plant and the amounts of grain and oilseed stored on their farms.