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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Strategic Tillage for the Improvement of No-Till Cropping Systems
January 21, 2020
The practice of OT once in 5 to 10 years or more is not likely to adversely affect no-till systems. However, to be beneficial, the OT has to be well-planned and implemented to target a well-characterized problem such as a weed control or compaction problem.