Travis J. Prochaska - Extension Educator

Travis J. Prochaska

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PO Box 389 466 Road 10 Schuyler NE 68661-7207
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Alfalfa weevil damage to plant

Extension Crop and Pest Reports (May 13-17)

May 16, 2024
Extension educators report on what they are seeing in the fields this week in Colfax, Butler, Polk, Adams, Kearney, Franklin and Webster counties, and the Panhandle.

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Highboy interseeder in field

Highboy Cover Crop Interseeding Project Fall 2023 Updates

March 28, 2024
Researchers share insights from the second year of the study, wherein they experimented with delayed interseeding dates to maximize cover crop establishment.

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Center pivot running over field
Research demonstrates that investing in nozzle replacement will not only mitigate potential losses but also provide an opportunity for substantial profit.

The Importance of Maintaining High Uniformity of Water Application of Center Pivot

November 30, 2023
For optimal crop production, it's crucial that a center pivot distributes water uniformly across the field. In this UNL project, researchers studied the impacts of center pivot maintenance in a low-yielding Nebraska field.

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Corn in droughty field
This year's program will assist producers with making decisions for the 2024 growing season, as well as renewing their private pesticide applicator licenses.

Confronting Cropping Challenges Program to be Offered in November 2023

November 16, 2023
In its seventh year, Nebraska Extension's Confronting Cropping Challenges program will help producers in northeastern Nebraska with current and emerging cropping issues.

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Map of soybean gall midge infestation locations in Midwest
A total of 164 counties have been documented as infested with soybean gall midge as of Aug. 9, with two new counties located in Kansas and six counties in Iowa.

Soybean Gall Midge Detected Across Nebraska Fields

September 12, 2023
With soybean gall midge emergence dates and locations advancing in the state, Nebraska Extension educators stress the importance of scouting and documenting observations, which can inform ongoing research on management options.  

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