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.
Confronting Cropping Challenges Program to be Offered in November and December 2022
November 8, 2022
This year's program will provide growers with extension insights on corn tar spot, drift management and drought-related considerations such as irrigation, and herbicide and nutrient carryover.
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.
Using a Cornstalk Nitrate Test to Evaluate Nitrogen Management Decisions
September 29, 2022
At the end of the season, a nitrate test can help determine whether the crop was under-, adequately or over-fertilized with nitrogen, resulting in the potential to significantly reduce input costs.
Confronting Cropping Challenges Program to be Offered in December 2021
November 17, 2021
The fifth annual Confronting Cropping Challenges program will highlight cropping issues for northeast Nebraska producers throughout 2021, such as fall armyworms and tar spot.
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.
Common Problems Regarding Center Pivot Operating Pressure and Uniformity
January 22, 2020
Pivots operating below or above the designed water pressure can create uniformity issues across fields and/or increase operating expenses.
New Crops and Water Educator in Northeast Nebraska
May 21, 2019
Welcome to Mitiku Mamo, the new Nebraska Extension educator for water and cropping systems in northeast Nebraska. His office will be in Dixon County at the Haskell Agricultural Laboratory near Concord.