University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers have received a $450,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a second generation of underground sensor technology to automate decision-making for crop irrigation.
Agricultural producers and Nebraskans attending Husker Harvest Days near Grand Island Sept. 13-15 will learn ways to maintain profitability while addressing challenges from the state's climate at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources exhibit.
Two August Nebraska Extension all-day events will examine in-season crop management practices, what happened in Nebraska fields this year, and potential situations that could still arise." The Late Season Crop Diagnostic Clinic will be Aug. 24 and the Corn and Soybean Production School will be Aug. 25.
Management is the key word for the 2016 Soybean Management Field Days which will address some of the big challenges that each farm must manage — water, weeds, fertility, pests and markets. The events will be Aug. 9 near Orchard, Aug. 10 near Chapman, Aug. 11 near Cordova, and Aug. 12 near Schuyler.
Recent findings from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's 2016 Custom Rates Survey show changing rates for machinery operations and related services. The survey summarizes the current rates charged for specific machinery operations commonly used by agricultural producers.