The Nebraska Cover Crop Selector Tool is now available, rating individual attributes for 47 cover crops and six mixes. The online tool is free and was collaboratively developed by Nebraska ag groups and the Midwest Cover Crops Council.
Results from a three-year study in rainfed and irrigated no-till cropping systems in Nebraska suggest that moderate cattle grazing of cover crops may not negatively impact soil properties and crop production.
View an array of cover crop systems in southeast Nebraska, hear from farmers using cover crops, and learn about integrating livestock during this free bus tour. Register now to ensure your seat and lunch.
Winter wheat yields in eastern Nebraska were quite variable in 2018, ranging from 10 to 80 bu/ac, depending on precipitation. This review of the growing season examines some of the factors affecting yields in southeast, east central, and northeast Nebraska.
Dean and Deb Stevens of rural Falls City will be hosting a field day Thursday, July 19, to share the results of a North Central Region SARE-funded research project on using drones for corn nitrogen management.
Learn enhanced stewardship for dicamba and 2,4-D, how to better mitigate spray drift, and nozzle recommendations to improve control of troublesome weeds among other topics at an advanced clinic for pesticide spray applicators March 6 in Syracuse.
Soil health, cover crops, manure use, and grazing annual forages (cover crops) will be among the topics at the Southeast Nebraska Soil Health Conference Monday, March 6 in Syracuse. Registrations are due by Feb. 27.
Nebraska Extension will be offering its ninth Farm Beginnings® Program January-April. The educational training and support program focuses on getting started in non-traditional ag operations, offering programs, conferences, and mentorship opportunities.