Weekly Agricultural Weather Update — Oct. 12, 2022
October 13, 2022
Though predictions of precipitation next week remain uncertain, producers are encouraged to remain vigilant, as it is now the time of year where significant early snowstorm activity normally begins to develop in the U.S.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Forage Drought Recovery, Prussic Acid in Sorghum
October 5, 2022
Extension educators share insights on the drought recovery process for pastures, how to graze forage sorghum species after freezing temperatures and how to capture the best nutrition from grazing crop residue this fall.
The Storm in World Fertilizer Markets Continues
September 29, 2022
An update on 2022 fertilizer prices following the substantial hikes in 2021 due to high demand, drought, high fossil energy prices, supply-chain disruptions and trade policies.
Weekly Agricultural Weather Update — Sept. 20, 2022
September 21, 2022
After widespread precipitation in the latter part of this week, dry weather and temperatures returning to the 70s and 80s should dominate the last full week of September through the first full week of October.
Weekly Agricultural Weather Update — Sept. 13, 2022
September 15, 2022
Precipitation is forecast to move across Nebraska Sept. 21-24, with another chance of lighter rainfall Sept. 25-28 for the eastern half of the state. Temperatures are expected to cool slightly into the 70s and 80s beginning Sept. 21.
Nebraska has Second-driest August, Third-driest Summer on Record
September 15, 2022
Nebraska experienced the second-driest August on record (0.94 inches), just two years after the driest August on record in 2020 and a mere three years since the wettest on record (5.14 inches in 2019).
Pasture and Forage Minute: Grazing High Nitrate Cornstalks, Late Summer Weed Control
September 14, 2022
Extension Educator Todd Whitney reveals techniques to safely graze drought-stressed cornstalks — plus, more on late summer weed control and planting small grains for spring forage.
Weekly Agricultural Weather Update — Sept. 7, 2022
September 8, 2022
The Climate Prediction Center's monthly outlook predicts the status quo to continue in Nebraska — above-normal temperatures in the 80s and 90s and below-normal precipitation, with potential rainfall events Sept 14-15 and 21-23.