2018 Crop Production Clinic Proceedings

Chart of residue required for different slopes

Crop Residue and High-Carbon Char: Potential Soil Conservation Tools May 8, 2018

Soil is the single most important resource on which our agriculture depends. Proper soil management is necessary to sustain long-term agricultural productivity. Soil loss through erosion or run-off hurts agricultural production with depletion of organic matter and fertility. It also has environmental implications.

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Grain Market Outlook and Effective Grain Marketing Plan 2018 April 23, 2018

Resources for grain market prices and using them to develop an effective grain marketing plan for 2018.

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Root and Soilborne Diseases Update January 8, 2018

Surveys made in 2017 revealed widespread soilborne diseases in many crop hosts and many field locations in the state. This update is provided on four soilborne pathogens: Rhizoctonia, Fusarium, Phytophthora, and Cephalosporium. An article of the 2018 Nebraska Crop Production Clinic Proceedings.

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Soybean Disease Update January 8, 2018

Information on four early season soybean seedling diseases, including occurrence, symptoms, and management. An article from the Proceedings of the 2018 Nebraska Extension Crop Production Clinics.

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Sugarbeet replanting field trial

When To Replant Sugarbeets: The Relationship Between Population, Yield, And Replant Timing January 8, 2018

An article from the Proceedings of the 2018 Nebraska Extension Crop Production Clinics: Early season stand loss from wind or frost can be severe enough to require replanting of a sugarbeet crop. Three years of field trials at the Panhandle Research and Extension Center were conducted to determine just how much stands need to be reduced to justify replanting.

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What’s New in Plant Pathology: Changes in the Plant & Pest Diagnostic Clinic January 8, 2018

New to the Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic is Kyle Broderick, who became coordinator after working as an extension technologist in a University of Nebraska soybean pathology lab for six years. An article from the Proceedings of the 2018 Nebraska Extension Crop Production Clinics.

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Corn Disease Update January 8, 2018

A review of diseases to expect in Nebraska corn for 2018. An article in the 2018 Crop Production Clinic Proceedings.

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Integrating Cover Crops into a Corn and Soybean Cropping System January 8, 2018

An article from the Proceedings of the 2018 Nebraska Extension Crop Production Clinics on recent research to understand the impact of planting dates, plant populations, and corn (Zea mays L.) hybrid comparative relative maturity (CRM) on corn growth, kernel moisture content, and corn yield prior to cover crops.

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