Crop Production

Wheat field

Nebraska Winter Wheat Crop Down 10% from 2021

May 12, 2022
Nebraska's 2022 winter wheat crop is forecast at 36.9 million bushels, down 10% from last year's crop, according to USDA NASS.

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Palmer amaranth in dry beans

Impact and Seed Production of Palmer Amaranth in Dry Beans

January 4, 2022
Results of a 2020-21 study investigating the impact of uncontrolled Palmer amaranth in dry beans. Using pinto beans, researchers were able to pinpoint yield loss and potential seed production of Palmer amaranth.

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The 2022 Crop Production Clinics begin Wednesday, Jan. 5.

2022 Crop Production Clinics Begin Jan. 5

December 14, 2021
The 2022 session topics include crop production, insect management, pesticide safety, disease management, soil fertility, water management, weed management, agribusiness management and marketing, and will include training for pesticide applicator recertification.

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Illustrating Important Growth Stages for Winter Cereal Cover Crops

December 2, 2021
Knowledge about plant growth stages is important for management decisions and to predict how well a plant may cope with stress, such as low temperature.

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Confronting Cropping Challenges Program to be Offered in December 2021

November 17, 2021
The fifth annual Confronting Cropping Challenges program will highlight cropping issues for northeast Nebraska producers throughout 2021, such as fall armyworms and tar spot.

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Nebraska’s June 2021 Acreage Report

July 1, 2021
Sorghum planted is up 44% from 2020 in Nebraska. Corn planted is down 5% from last year, and soybean planted is up 4%. Read more on estimated acreage plantings from June's survey.

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Growers Statewide to Share On-Farm Research via In Person and Online Events

January 29, 2021
The February meetings will feature discussion from growers who conducted on-farm research during the 2020 growing season.

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Nebraska Extension Offering Its First Ever Crops Practicum

January 30, 2020
The Nebraska Crops Practicum is a hands-on educational program that highlights research, techniques and technologies used in agricultural research, pest management and sustainable agriculture while encouraging best management practices to improve farm efficiency and profitability. Registration ends March 5th.

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