Pasture and Forage Minute: Increasing Alfalfa Productivity with Grass Mixtures, Spring Weed Control
March 9, 2023
Interseeding cool-season perennial grasses into alfalfa and applying herbicides in early spring are reliable methods of improving alfalfa production and health this growing season.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Legume Frost Seeding, Spring Planting Alfalfa
March 2, 2023
Extension educators share techniques for finding success while frost seeding legumes in pastures and establishing new alfalfa stands this growing season.
Nebraska 2022 Crop Values Down 10%
February 28, 2023
The value of Nebraska's crop production is down for all major crops, with deficits ranging from 9% deficit in corn to 22% in winter wheat.
Nebraska 2022 Annual Crop Production Summary
January 13, 2023
Nebraska's 2022 crop production report estimates grain sorghum has the highest deficit, with total bushels down 65% from last year. Grain corn down is 22%, and soybeans are down 21%.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Snow Cover for Alfalfa, Critical Cold Considerations
January 5, 2023
Extension educators review ways to maximize the benefits of snow cover on alfalfa and maintain animal health during periods of extreme cold and wind.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Cornstalk Quality after Precipitation, Alfalfa for Protein
November 22, 2022
This week, Jerry Volesky reviews cornstalk feed quality after rain and snow, and Brad Schick discusses the pros and cons of alfalfa as a supplemental protein.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Soybean Residue Forage Benefits, Safe Fall Alfalfa Grazing
November 2, 2022
Extension educators assess the value of soybean residue as livestock forage and share management recommendations for grazing alfalfa to avoid bloat.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Yucca Control and Fall Irrigation
October 24, 2022
Extension educators explain why winter grazing can be an effective tool to reduce yucca stands in rangeland and how to plan late fall irrigation in winter annual crops.