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Extension Crop and Pest Reports (May 25-29)
May 28, 2020
Extension educators report on what they are seeing in the fields this week in the panhandle, Nemaha, Furnas, Gosper, Harlan, Phelps, Platte, Boone, and Nance counties.
Scouting Advised for Alfalfa Weevil
May 6, 2020
Alfalfa weevils have been reported damaging alfalfa in north central Kansas. As temperatures warm up, expect to see alfalfa weevil larvae in southern Nebraska and slightly later, in northern Nebraska.
Weed Control in Alfalfa Post Green-Up
April 29, 2020
Scouting in early spring is the best way to categorize current weed problems and those that may become issues later in the season and into the following year.
Freeze Damage to Alfalfa
April 15, 2020
April freeze nips alfalfa. Extent of damage varies based on numerous factors, but no management actions are recommended.
Army Cutworm Scouting Urged in Western Nebraska Wheat and Alfalfa
March 27, 2020
Army cutworms have been spotted in Kansas and Nebraska crop fields this month. This is an important time to scout for this pest, particularly in wheat and alfalfa.
Market Facilitation Funds for Alfalfa Growers
October 30, 2019
Thanks to the trade war, alfalfa growers may qualify for market facilitation payments, regardless of whether they were exporting their hay. Prior to the trade war, China was the number one importer of alfalfa hay from the United States.
Crop Disease Reports from the UNL Diagnostic Clinic
September 13, 2019
Diseases of corn, soybean, sorghum and alfalfa diagnosed by the Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic in the last two weeks.
Figure 1. Research in northeast Nebraska indicates that adding alfalfa to a corn-soybean rotation can reduce nitrate in the aquifer while increasing profit.
Adding Alfalfa to Corn-Soybean Rotation can Increase Profit, Reduce Nitrate Leaching
July 31, 2019
University research shows that adding alfalfa into corn-soybean rotations can help reduce the loss of nitrate to and increase the extraction of nitrate from aquifers while improving profitability.
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