Amy Timmerman - Extension Educator
This year's program will assist producers with making decisions for the 2024 growing season, as well as renewing their private pesticide applicator licenses.
November 16, 2023
In its seventh year, Nebraska Extension's Confronting Cropping Challenges program will help producers in northeastern Nebraska with current and emerging cropping issues.
This year's program will assist producers with making decisions for the 2023 growing season, as well as renewing their private pesticide applicator licenses.
November 8, 2022
This year's program will provide growers with extension insights on corn tar spot, drift management and drought-related considerations such as irrigation, and herbicide and nutrient carryover.
A corn field affected by fire during the 2022 harvest season in Cedar County. (Photo by Mitiku Mamo)
October 28, 2022
Nebraska Extension educators share recommendations for crops impacted by fire damage, highlighting grain and feed options for unharvested corn, what to expect of soil nutrient loss and techniques to avoid soil erosion.
September 29, 2022
At the end of the season, a nitrate test can help determine whether the crop was under-, adequately or over-fertilized with nitrogen, resulting in the potential to significantly reduce input costs.
September 21, 2022
Farmers and auto drivers must work together to ensure safe roadways for all this harvest season.
Due to Nebraska's intense drought conditions, which increase the risk for combine fires, Nebraska Extension urges producers to take every precaution available to harvest safely this year.
September 29, 2023
As crop residue starts the majority of combine fires, it's vital to clean equipment every day after harvesting, allow it to cool off before storing inside a machine shed, and avoid harvesting when conditions are at peak fire risk.
July 7, 2022
Several diseases resulting from hail and wind injury have been verified in corn across the state and are likely to worsen under current environmental conditions.
November 17, 2021
The fifth annual Confronting Cropping Challenges program will highlight cropping issues for northeast Nebraska producers throughout 2021, such as fall armyworms and tar spot.