Corn and Soybean Forecast for Record Yields, Production
September 12, 2018
USDA forecasts record yields for Nebraska corn, soybean, sorghum and sugarbeet and record production for corn and soybean. Nationally, corn is forecast up 2% from 2017 and soybean, up 7%.
Corn & Soybean 81% Good-Excellent; Maturity near Average
September 4, 2018
Both Nebraska's corn and soybean crops are rated 81% good to excellent, according to USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service crop progress and condition report for the week ending September 2.
Red Corn Q & A
August 24, 2018
Are you seeing red (in your corn)? Corn leaves and stalks can take on a red appearance now due to stresses earlier in the season that affected plant photosynthetic processes. Here's why.
Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome in West Central Nebraska
August 24, 2018
Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) was found in soybean near Sutherland in west central Nebraska last Friday. While uncommon in the area, moist conditions earlier in the year would have been favorable for its development.
Photo Report of Hail Damage in Howard County
August 17, 2018
Photos by Extension Educator Troy Ingram of extensive hail and storm damage after an Aug. 16 storm in Howard County. Includes video on benefits of planting cover crops into fields devastated by late-season hail.
Nebraska Corn, Soybean, Other Crops to Set Record Highs
August 10, 2018
USDA projects record highs in Nebraska for corn production and yield, soybean production and yield, sorghum yield, sugarbeet yield, and non-hay alfalfa production and yield.
Crop Conditions Favorable; Progress On-Track or Ahead
August 6, 2018
Crop condition was rated high in the July 6 USDA NASS crop report: with good to excellent ratings for corn, 85%; soybean, 84%; and sorghum, 84% Corn and sorghum maturity were advancing ahead of normal.
Crop Diseases Confirmed in Corn and Soybean July 16-26
July 26, 2018
Corn and soybean diseases confirmed by the university's Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic July 16-26.