Todd Whitney - Extension Educator
Corn around V10-11 with leaves stripped due to hail damage. (CropWatch file photo)
July 7, 2021
Considerations for selling wheat straw during increased demand, avoiding hazards that accompany grazing summer annual forages, and options for crops that have been severely damaged by wind and hail.
June 29, 2021
This week, extension educators highlight the importance of adjusting your grazing strategies for weather setbacks and wheat harvest, plus best practices for controlling bluegrass in irrigated alfalfa.
June 17, 2021
This week, extension educators review seasonal issues for alfalfa — scouting practices for alfalfa pests, when and how to correctly irrigate alfalfa, and harvest guidelines for first-year alfalfa.
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.
June 8, 2021
With alfalfa weevils remaining in the fields, extension educators share their recommendations for late spring infestation management strategies — plus, the benefits of using excess summer growth for winter grazing.
Photo by Brad Schick
May 19, 2021
With alfalfa fields maturing, it's time to consider first cutting strategies and concerns, including irrigation before harvest and scouting for alfalfa weevil.
May 13, 2021
A review of strategies for harvesting small grains as hay or silage, plus fertilizing summer hay meadows for extra hay next winter and how to select the right summer annual grasses for your operation.
May 4, 2021
Extension educators discuss methods for controlling musk thistles in pastures this spring, plus recommendations on herbicides for alfalfa weeds and using electric fence as a cross fencing tool to encourage more uniform grazing.
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