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Pasture and Forage Minute: Corn Residue Options, Grazing Standing Corn

October 18, 2022
Extension Educator Ben Beckman discusses the pros and cons of grazing and baling corn residue, and how to best capture nutrients from grazing standing corn.

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Frost damaged sorghum
If sorghum is at hard dough stage when temperatures dip to 28°F for a period of two hours, it may result in a yield reduction of around 20%.

Premature Frost Damage to Crops

October 14, 2022
UNL experts weigh in on the potential impacts for replant crops that experienced freezing temperatures Oct. 8 or may be at risk for a freeze this weekend.

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Sunflowers

Nebraska Crop Production Report as of Oct. 1

October 13, 2022
While most crops continue to lag behind last year's production numbers, sunflower production is up 134% in Nebraska.

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Corn harvest

Crop Progress: Crop Conditions Improve Slightly, Winter Wheat Planting Continues on Schedule

October 13, 2022
All crops except sorghum experienced a slight improvement in condition last week, and harvested corn and soybeans are 12% ahead of average.

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Corn irrigation

TAPS Irrigation Season Comes to End Amid Drought

October 6, 2022
Irrigation decisions in the Testing Ag Performance Solutions farm management competitions ranged widely this year, even amid a drought throughout the region.

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Corn harvest

Crop Progress: Corn, Soybean Harvest Over 25% Complete

October 5, 2022
As of Oct. 2, corn harvested was 24% and soybeans were 29%. Crop and pasture conditions continue to deteriorate, with an increase in deficits across the board as drought holds firm in Nebraska.

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Soybean grain

Nebraska Sept. 30, 2022 Grain Stocks

October 5, 2022
Most Nebraska grain stocks were down from last year as of Sept. 1, with wheat stocks in the largest shortfall at 40% down, according to USDA NASS.

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Cornstalk sample cutting

Using a Cornstalk Nitrate Test to Evaluate Nitrogen Management Decisions

September 29, 2022
At the end of the season, a nitrate test can help determine whether the crop was under-, adequately or over-fertilized with nitrogen, resulting in the potential to significantly reduce input costs.

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