What Have We Learned about Soybean Seed Constituents in Irrigated and Dryland Producer Fields in Nebraska?
June 14, 2021
With a continuous decline in seed protein concentration in U.S. soybeans, UNL researchers examined how irrigation practices in Nebraska may contribute to this issue for soybean growers.
Soybean Micronutrient Management in Southeast Nebraska: Chloride
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.
Soybean Micronutrient Management in Southeast Nebraska: Boron
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.
New Series on Soybean Micronutrient Management in Southeast Nebraska
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.
Adding Winter Wheat to a Crop Rotation
September 2, 2020
Would you believe that some growers are adding winter wheat to their rotation to improve soil health? A healthy functioning soil provides numerous local ecosystem benefits including improved water quality, flood and drought mitigation.
Stalk Quality Concerns Widespread in Areas of Nebraska
September 27, 2019
The effects of late planting and stressful growing conditions throughout much of the season are showing up now in poor stalk quality in corn. Growers are encouraged to scout fields and harvest those most at risk of lodging first. Here's why and what to look for.
CW Podcast: Late-Maturing Crops and Insects
September 13, 2019
In this month’s CropWatch Podcast Extension Educator Michael Sindelar is joined by entomologist Robert Wright to discuss insect issues in late maturing corn and soybeans.
A Review of the 2018-19 Eastern Nebraska Winter Wheat Growing Season
August 15, 2019
Nebraska Extension educators review the wheat production season in eastern Nebraska and factors affecting it, from a rough start with cool, wet conditions to a good finish.