Jerry Volesky - Nebraska Extension Range and Forage Specialist
May 10, 2022
Extension educators advise on grazing strategies for areas affected by wildfire and drought, and review soil sampling techniques for an annual checkup on your pasture soil fertility.
April 25, 2022
Tips on calculating the correct animal units and stocking rates for your operation after changes in your herd occur, and the best time and location for spring turn-out.
April 21, 2022
Extension educators explain why grazing could be your best early spring weed control method, review trigger dates to assess moisture levels and pasture conditions, and more.
April 12, 2022
Extension educators review the best ways to assess alfalfa stands and improve the first cutting, plus options for alternative forage for drought-stressed fields.
April 5, 2022
Extension educators share tips on successful prescribed burning this spring, mineral supplements to prevent grass tetany and how to boost the first cutting of alfalfa.
March 23, 2022
Extension educators review preliminary results from the Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market survey on pasture rental rates, and tips on fertilizing cool-season grass pastures.
March 7, 2022
Extension educators review their tips on selecting for fall dormancy in alfalfa. Plus — if quality pasture is a concern after this dry winter, consider planting oats and Italian ryegrass.
February 23, 2022
Extension educators share their insights on effective grazing and forage plans with respect to potential drought conditions in 2022, and preventing nitrate poisoning from winter feed.