Gary Lesoing - Extension Educator
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.
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.
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.
April 15, 2020
April freeze nips alfalfa. Extent of damage varies based on numerous factors, but no management actions are recommended.
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.
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.
November 8, 2019
Two new guides from the Midwest Cover Crops Council and Nebraska Extension offer key "how to" information for growers interested in integrating cover crops into their traditional corn-soybean rotation.
October 31, 2019
The deadline is Dec. 5 for applications for the NCR SARE Farmer Rancher Grant Program. A Nov. 7 webinar will cover how to apply, what kinds of applications have been successful in the past, and what's required of the process.