Nebraska Extension

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Learn more about the laws and liabilities of allowing hunters access to private land in next week's workshop. Registration information below.

Hunting Workshop for Landowners Oct. 13 in Scottsbluff

October 6, 2023
This free workshop will review Nebraska recreation and agrotourism laws, mitigating liability, wildlife conservation programs and more information related to hunting on private land.

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Wheat stem sawfly on a piece of wheat. (Photo by Jeff Bradshaw)

‘Great Plains Sawfly Survey Project’ Seeks Grower Input

July 6, 2023
Growers are encouraged to share their insights on controlling wheat stem sawfly through the survey, which will help a UNL-led team of researchers find improved solutions for management of this pervasive wheat pest.

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The Knorr-Holden Plot is currently supervised by Bijesh Maharjan, soil and nutrient management specialist at the UNL Panhandle Research and Extension Center.

100-year Corn Yield Data from the Historic Knorr-Holden Plot in Nebraska

June 23, 2021
The commitment of generations of dedicated soil scientists in maintaining and managing the historic Knorr-Holden Plot near Scottsbluff for more than a century came to fruition in a recently published manuscript in Agronomy Journal.

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Staying Connected During Tough Times — Resources for Nebraska Farmers, Ranchers, and Their Families

February 12, 2019
These Nebraska resources can help you weather the storm, whether you're facing financial, emotional or family challenges. If you're feeling stressed, these resources can offer information and aid.

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Extension Crop & Field Reports

October 10, 2017

John Wilson, Extension Educator in Burt County: Conditions here are wet. We got 2.5 inches of precipitation last week and another 0.5 inch Tuesday. Harvest is at a standstill with less than 10% of the corn and soybeans having been harvested. Alfalfa and pastures look great.

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New Extension Crop Publications

August 17, 2017
Among new releases from Nebraska Extension are two on the use of biologicals to manage crop disease as part of an integrated pest management (IPM) plan.

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Extension Crop Reports August 7-11

August 7, 2017
Crop reports from Extension across the state, including on soybean aphids, southern rust, charcoal rot, and what educators are seeing in their areas.

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Figure 1. Several extension educators in eastern Nebraska this week reported unusually high numbers of painted lady butterflies, suggesting the likelihood that unusually high numbers of their caterpillars may be feeding on crops soon. (Photo by Jenny Rees)

Extension Crop Report August 4

August 4, 2017
Extension Educator Jenny Rees reports on crop status and what crop pests she's seeing in south central Nebraska fields.

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