Mitiku Mamo - Extension Crops and Water Educator
This year's program will assist producers with making decisions for the 2023 growing season, as well as renewing their private pesticide applicator licenses.
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.
A corn field affected by fire during the 2022 harvest season in Cedar County. (Photo by Mitiku Mamo)
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.
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.
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.
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.
January 22, 2020
Pivots operating below or above the designed water pressure can create uniformity issues across fields and/or increase operating expenses.
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.