Extension Educators & Specialists

An infographic showing soybean yield components and when they affect yield.
An infographic depicting the stage and yield component timing in soybean. Stress can happen anytime during the growing season. It's important to know what recovery is left and when management is critical for yield. Find this and more infographics at https://cropwatch.unl.edu/crop-infographics. (Source: Justin McMechan, Nebraska Extension Cropping Systems Specialist)

Extension Crop and Pest Reports (August 19-23)

August 23, 2019
Crop progress reports and pest reports and photos, plus an infographic on soybean yield components of crop progress and pest challenges, reported by Extension Educators and Specialists.

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Tweet from Justin McMechan on scouting for soybean gall midge

Extension Crop and Pest Reports (July 29 - Aug. 2)

August 1, 2019
Crop reports from Extension Educators and specialists from across the state, including videos and Tweets.

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Thistle caterpillar on a soybean leaf (Photo by Ron Seymour)
Thistle caterpillar on a soybean leaf in south central Nebraska. (Photo by Ron Seymour)

Extension Crop Reports June 18-21, 2019

June 18, 2019
Thistle caterpillars are increasing in central Nebraska, as reported by growers and Extension Educator Ron Seymour,

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Crop Reports from Extension Educators

June 14, 2019

Randy Pryor, Extension Educator in Saline County: Soybean planting came to a halt with 0.85 to 1.10 inches in Saline County. Most of Gage County remained dry enough for spraying and planting to continue. Corn planting is essentially done except for wet pockets in certain fields.

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Cover crops in early October in southeast Nebraska
Figure 1. With plentiful rainfall in southeast Nebraska in late summer and early fall, cover crops planted after wheat harvest are achieving excellent growth. (Photo by Gary Lesoing)

Extension Crop & Precipitation Reports

October 12, 2018
Extension educators from across the state report on crop condition and harvest progress and complications in their areas.

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Counties where bacterial leaf streak has been confirmed

Extension Crop Reports & Crop Disease Notes (July 10-13)

July 12, 2018
Crop reports from Extension Educators across the state and updates from plant pathology and the Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic.

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Extension Crop Reports

June 22, 2018
Jenny Rees reports on crop progress and shares a video on determining approximate timing of off-target dicamba movement and Megan Taylor reports on crop progress in northeast Nebraska.

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Extension Crop Reports

November 10, 2017

Tyler Williams, Extension Educator in Lancaster County: Harvest is rapidly progressing with most of the soybeans out and about 70% of the corn out.  Corn yields have been very good and soybean yield reports have been fairly average. I haven't seen much movement of anhydrous applicators or fieldwork, but that should get rolling any day.  (11/7/2017)

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