Farmer Focus: Nebraska Producers Evaluate Practices to Increase Soybean Yield, Profit Through On-Farm Research
April 21, 2022
Nebraska farmers highlight their results from a three-year on-farm research study that evaluated a suite of management practices to increase soybean yield and profitability.
What Have We Learned about Soybean Seed Constituents in Irrigated and Dryland Producer Fields in Nebraska?
June 14, 2021
With a continuous decline in seed protein concentration in U.S. soybeans, UNL researchers examined how irrigation practices in Nebraska may contribute to this issue for soybean growers.
Soybean Micronutrient Management in Southeast Nebraska: Chloride
November 11, 2020
In soybeans, chloride is needed for osmotic regulation in plant cells. Deficiency symptoms are not clearly described but may include chlorosis and wilting of leaves in soybeans. Toxicity symptoms include leaf tip scorching, premature yellowing or bronzing of leaves, and leaf loss.
Soybean Micronutrient Management in Southeast Nebraska: Boron
October 29, 2020
In soybeans, boron is needed for cell walls during cellular expansion and normal development of nitrogen-fixing root nodules. Overall, soybeans are rather insensitive to boron deficiency but very sensitive to toxicity, including scorching/necrosis on the leaf edges.
New Series on Soybean Micronutrient Management in Southeast Nebraska
October 8, 2020
We are bringing you an extended series of CropWatch articles on micronutrient fertility and plant nutrition for soybean production in southeast Nebraska.
Freeze Damage to Alfalfa
April 15, 2020
April freeze nips alfalfa. Extent of damage varies based on numerous factors, but no management actions are recommended.
Farmer Input Sought for 2020 National Cover Crop Survey
April 2, 2020
These surveys have provided valuable information about the use of cover crops and their impact on crop production and soil health including information that helped frame policy with the USDA agencies NRCS and FSA.
Midwest Cover Crops Council Annual Conference Is Feb. 11-12 in Kansas City
January 23, 2020
The 2020 Midwest Cover Crops Council Annual Conference has been scheduled for February 11-12, 2020, at the KCI Expo Center in Kansas City, MO. Both days are open to the public.