USDA to Mail Additional Pre-Filled Applications to Producers Impacted by 2020, 2021 Disasters
September 2, 2022
More than 18,000 producers will soon receive new or updated pre-filled applications to offset eligible crop losses from natural disaster events in 2020 and 2021.
Weekly Agricultural Weather Update — Aug. 30, 2022
September 1, 2022
A warmer and drier pattern is favored to continue for most of the first half of September — temperatures are anticipated to be in the 80s and mid-90s until Sept. 12, when cooler weather may move into Nebraska.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Salvaging Drought-stressed Soybeans as Forages, Grasshopper Control
August 30, 2022
Nebraska Extension educators review forage considerations for growers faced with droughty soybeans, tips on measuring stands and assessing alfalfa field health, and thresholds where grasshopper control may be warranted.
Weekly Agricultural Weather Update — Aug. 23, 2022
August 25, 2022
There's little relief in sight from intensifying drought conditions across the state — temperatures will remain in the 80s and mid-90s next week, with a small chance of showers Aug. 28 in eastern Nebraska.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Valuing Drought Forage, Late Summer Planting, Managing High Nitrates
August 24, 2022
Insights on how forage prices should be adjusted this year for droughty crops, the optimal grasses for late summer forage planting and how to manage high nitrates in forages.
Drought Covers 76% of Nebraska by End of July
August 18, 2022
Sustained heat in the high 90s and 100s combined with below-normal precipitation throughout July led to increased drought stress across Nebraska, with severe implications for pasture and sorghum conditions heading into August.
Weekly Agricultural Weather Update — Aug. 17. 2022
August 18, 2022
The current forecast holds a slightly cooler trend for Nebraska in August, with temperatures ranging from the 70s to low 90s through the end of the month and widespread precipitation anticipated Aug. 19-20 and Aug. 24-26.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Storage Considerations for Corn Silage and Hay
August 17, 2022
Nebraska Extension educators share recommendations on harvesting and storing drought-stressed corn for silage, and the most efficient ways to minimize hay bale weather loss.