Sprinkler Irrigation System Maintenance for Improved Uniformity and Application Efficiency
August 23, 2016
Center pivot irrigation systems are designed and managed to apply water as uniformly as possible to enhance crop production. Uniformity has a direct effect on the system’s overall application efficiency, which is a measure of how well an irrigation system delivers water to a crop’s root zone.
Control Volunteer Winter Wheat and Other Weeds Now to Increase and Protect 2017 Yields, Income
June 23, 2016
By far, the greatest risk of losses from mite-vectored viruses occurs when there is a summer "green bridge" of volunteer wheat emerging before harvest. This almost always occurs as a result of wheat seed head shatter from hail storms (Figure 1).
Herbicide Injury and Pathogen Infection on Soybean Seedlings
June 17, 2016
In an ongoing survey for soilborne pathogens in soybeans, closer examination of soybean seedling injury in a Keith County field found several causes, including herbicide injury and damping off from Fusarium or Rhizoctonia root rot.
Control Early Stages of Marestail and Kochia
March 18, 2016
Glyphosate-resistant weeds pose a major threat to no-till production in Nebraska.