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Applying Pesticides Safely

January 8, 2018
The world of pesticides is continually evolving; however, many basic principles of pesticide use for commercial and noncommercial applicators remain the same. It is vital to become familiar with how a product should be properly applied by reading and following its label. Listed here are some basic steps and a number of Nebraska Extension resources for further information. An article from the Proceedings of the 2018 Nebraska Extension Crop Production Clinics.

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Insects in Cover Crops

January 8, 2018
An article from the Proceedings of the 2018 Nebraska Extension Crop Production Clinics on how integration of cover crops in cropping systems will alter pest and beneficial insect activity.

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The Rise of Multiple-Resistance in Nebraska’s Weeds and Effects Of Dicamba Micro-Rates on Sensitive Crops

January 8, 2018
An article from the Proceedings of the 2018 Nebraska Extension Crop Production Clinics on how to diversify weed control methods and modes of action to reduce potential development of resistance.

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Pathfinder Dam
Figure 1. Pathfinder dam and reservoir on the North Platte River in central Wyoming. One of three major reservoirs for irrigation water storage and flood control for agricultural operations along the North Platte River in eastern Wyoming and the Panhandle of Nebraska. (Photo by Gary Stone)

North Platte River Surface Irrigation Projects and Power Generation

January 8, 2018
An article from the Proceedings of the 2018 Nebraska Extension Crop Production Clinics on water resources for surface irrigation in the Platte River Valley.

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Map of Japanese beetle distribution in Nebraska in 2016
Figure 1. Japanese beetle distribution in Nebraska in 2016.

Japanese Beetle in Corn and Soybeans

January 8, 2018
An article from the 2018 Crop Production Clinic Proceedings on distribution, scouting and damage from Japanese beetles in Nebraska corn and soybean.

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly when Spraying the New Phenoxy Herbicide Formulations

January 8, 2018
The new phenoxy herbicide formulations offer growers new management options along with new application requirements that need to be carefully adhered to maintain their efficacy. This is an article from the Proceedings of the 2018 Nebraska Extension Crop Production Clinics.

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Economics of Variable Frequency Drives for Irrigation Pumps

January 8, 2018
An article from the Proceedings of the 2018 Nebraska Extension Crop Production Clinics summarizes research to evaluate variable frequency drives (VFDs) on center pivots and the most effective placement of the pressure sensor.

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Managing Pesticide Applications for Me and the Environment

January 8, 2018
An article from the Proceedings of the 2018 Nebraska Extension Crop Production Clinics on managing pesticide applications to reduce drift and other forms of off-target movement.

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