USDA to Invest up to $300 million in New Organic Transition Initiative
September 9, 2022
The USDA initiative will provide technical assistance for organic producers, including farmer-to-farmer mentoring, conservation financial assistance and additional crop insurance assistance, and support for market development projects.
2022 Southeast Nebraska Alfalfa and Wheat Expo on Sept. 1
August 18, 2022
The second annual expo will feature extension insights on a wide array of alfalfa and winter wheat concerns — variety recommendations, underseeding red clover, cost-share programs, and research on pest, disease and irrigation management.
TAPS to Host Crop Skills Challenge at Husker Harvest Days
August 10, 2022
Show attendees will get the chance to test their crop production management skills during the interactive competitions at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every day of the show, with a special session for FFA chapter teams.
Nebraska Extension Provides In-field Training in August on Corn and Soybean Production
August 5, 2022
Eight CCA credits have been approved for this year's clinics, which will feature the latest research on crop genetics, irrigation, insect and weed management, plant pathology, soil fertility and live on-site plot demos.
Performance of Crop-boosting Bacteria May Depend on Delivery Method
July 29, 2022
A recent Nebraska study discovered that the most effective methods for promoting crop growth depends on the type of soil bacteria being introduced.
Study Shows Nebraska’s Ethanol Industry Continues to Expand
July 28, 2022
Producing over 2.25 billion gallons in 2019, Nebraska continues to rank as the second-largest ethanol-producing state in the nation.
See Latest Field Research at South Central Ag Lab Field Day Aug. 4
July 12, 2022
Guests can choose from numerous crop production tours to suit their interests in soil health and management of nutrients, crop diseases, insects, weeds and irrigation.
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.