Ron Seymour - Extension Educator

Ron Seymour

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Husker Harvest Days file photo
After a virtual event in 2020, the 2021 Husker Harvest Days will be in-person, featuring a program by Nebraska Extension educators and specialists that will share research on a wide array of agriculture topics.

Extension to ‘Cultivate Opportunities’ for Attendees at 2021 Husker Harvest Days

August 24, 2021
Teams of Nebraska Extension educators and specialists will be sharing their field-proven experiences with new research-based, unbiased information at the 2021 Husker Harvest Days (HHD) farm show Sept. 14-16.

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Nebraska sample field map

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.

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People attending 2017 Husker Harvest Days
While Husker Harvest Days won’t be in person this year, Nebraska Extension is still planning a variety of presentations for this year’s virtual experience.

Husker Harvest Days Goes Virtual, Nebraska Extension Providing Multiple Presentations

August 27, 2020
Even though the face-to-face program has been cancelled, the Farm Progress Virtual Experience will provide an opportunity to learn about developments in agriculture in a number of topic areas.

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army cutworm miller moths

Spring Miller Moth Invasion

May 26, 2020
During the daylight hours the army cutworm moths seek shelter in cracks and crevices including those found in houses and other buildings. The moths begin to emerge from these locations at dusk to resume their feeding and westward migration.

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Integrating cover crops, maximizing irrigation efficiency, managing risk and making your farm more weather resilient are among the crop production topics being presented in the Big Red Building at Husker Harvest Days Sept. 9-11.
Figure 1. Integrating cover crops, maximizing irrigation efficiency, managing risk and making your farm more weather resilient are among the crop production topics being presented in the Big Red Building at Husker Harvest Days Sept. 9-11. Stop by to learn more about the latest research. Here, Nebraska Extension Educator Linda Reddish (left) visits with families about staying strong in times of stress at the 2018 Husker Harvest Days.

Nebraska Extension at Husker Harvest Days to Highlight Strategies for Staying Strong

August 22, 2019
Integrating cover crops, maximizing irrigation efficiency, managing risk, and making your farm more weather resilient are among the crop production topics being presented in the Big Red Building at Husker Harvest Days Sept. 9-11. Bring your plant samples and ask questions of Extension crop experts.

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Washington County Winter Wheat Variety Trial
The Washington County Winter Wheat Variety Trial will be harvested on July 19. (Photos by Nathan Mueller)

Extension Crop and Pest Reports (July 15-19)

July 17, 2019
From wheat harvest in the Panhandle to parched corn in east-central Nebraska, Extension Educators report on crop conditions in their area.

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Corn plant damaged by wind May 10.
Figure 1. Corn plant with first leaf completely damaged, second leaf partially damaged, and tip of third leaf – the part exposed to the wind – partially damaged. Photo taken in eastern Clay County, May 15. Corn damaged by dust storm on May 10.

Assessing Effects of Recent Dust Storm on Emerged Corn

May 17, 2018
This week several corn fields in south central Nebraska were surveyed to assess damage and longer term effects on stands after last week's high winds and resulting dust storms. While many plants were seriously injured, many would be expected to recover.

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Western bean cutworm moth flights

Western Bean Cutworm Pest Update

January 8, 2018
An article from the Proceedings of the 2018 Nebraska Extension Crop Production Clinics: An update on the western bean cutworm, a major pest in corn and dry bean production for most of Nebraska.

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