2023 Manure Training Locations and Dates
January 12, 2023
All are welcome to attend the training sessions, which will help producers learn how to best use manure on their operations, as well as provide an update on land application regulations.
Crop Residue Removal: Its Effect on Soil and Water Quality
December 15, 2022
As crop residues provide numerous benefits for soil health and water availability, crop growers should weigh the pros and cons of leaving crop residue in the field — particularly those who farm dryland ground.
FAQ for Fire Damage to Unharvested Crops and Harvested Ground
October 28, 2022
Nebraska Extension educators share recommendations for crops impacted by fire damage, highlighting grain and feed options for unharvested corn, what to expect of soil nutrient loss and techniques to avoid soil erosion.
Not All Manure is Created Equal
October 6, 2022
Animal Manure Management Extension Educator Leslie Johnson reviews the different kinds of manure and how the nutrient contents and characteristics of each product differs.
Manure Application Following Silage
August 2, 2022
Leslie Johnson, Nebraska Extension's animal manure management educator, breaks down the difference between nitrogen and phosphorus rates and how to choose the best method for your operation.
Carbon Sources for Composting HPAI Mortalities
April 21, 2022
Nebraska Extension is calling on businesses and residents to donate or sell wood chips, hay, lawn waste and other carbon sources to livestock producers hit hard by Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI).
Aminopyralids: Restrictions for Grazing, Compost and Manure
April 7, 2022
The EPA is currently reviewing a group of pyridines for residue concerns in manure and compost, and producers are encouraged to evaluate their grazing and compost plans before application of these herbicides.
New UNL Manure Nitrogen Crediting Recommendations for Crop Fertility
April 4, 2022
This UNL Water article breaks down the new recommendations for crediting nitrogen following manure applications and how this will impact Nebraska growers.