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Soybean field

Crop Progress: Corn Planting Makes Slight Gain, Soybeans Fall Further Behind 2021 Pace

May 18, 2022
While corn planting made a 6% improvement over last week, soybean planting fell behind another 9% in comparison to last year's pace in May.

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Soybean field

Crop Progress: Soil Moisture Rebounds as Planting Fully Underway

May 11, 2022
As of May 8, Nebraska farmers had begun planting sorghum, and soil moisture supplies were significantly improved by widespread precipitation events.

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Scout Emerging Corn for Insects; Don’t Assume Protection

May 11, 2022
As corn begins to emerge, be alert to the potential for damage from early season insects such as cutworms, wireworms, white grubs or other insects.

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Soybean field

Crop Progress: Corn Planting Lags Compared to 2021

May 3, 2022
Corn planting is 9% behind 2021's pace as of May 1, but soybean planting is averaging the same as prior years at 19% complete.

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TAPS Crowdsourcing Team Makes First Decisions of the Season

April 28, 2022
To date, the TAPS Crowdsourcing Team has determined a series of pre-plant decisions, including hybrid company, seed variety, population density and pre-plant nitrogen amount, with some interesting results.

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Soybean field

Crop Progress: Nebraska Soybean Planting Underway

April 27, 2022
Soybean planting has begun in Nebraska, and corn planted was 10% as of April 24.

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Fire Damage and Crop Residue Impacts

April 22, 2022
Extension Educator Jenny Rees shares insights on the nutrient value of crop residue and soil impacts following fires and dry conditions across the state of Nebraska.

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Crop Progress: Corn Planting Begins in Nebraska

April 19, 2022
For the week ending April 17, 2022, USDA NASS reported that corn planting was underway in Nebraska, and winter wheat condition declined slightly.

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