Weekly Agricultural Weather Update — Aug. 9, 2022
August 11, 2022
Heat is expected to dominate in the central Plains over the next two weeks, and with few precipitation opportunities, further warm-season crop deterioration is anticipated.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Considerations for Inoculants, Thinning and Heat-stressed Alfalfa
August 11, 2022
Extension recommendations on using inoculants to preserve corn silage quality, the best grasses to interseed in alfalfa and timing for cutting alfalfa hay in heat-stressed conditions.
Weekly Agricultural Weather Update — Aug. 2, 2022
August 4, 2022
Though high temperatures and minimal precipitation chances are expected to continue through the first 10 days of August, a possible break from the current heat event may develop in the second half of the month.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Harvesting Drought-stressed Corn and Milo, Controlling Grasshoppers
August 2, 2022
Considerations for harvesting drought-stressed corn or milo, grasshopper control in pastures and rangeland, and taking inventory of fall/winter feed and hay.
Weekly Agricultural Weather Update — July 26, 2022
July 28, 2022
Another round of extended heat is likely for the first week of August, with the possibility for precipitation beginning Aug. 6.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Managing Volunteer Wheat, Drought-stressed Corn Options
July 27, 2022
Solutions for managing volunteer wheat in cooperation with neighbors, grazing heat-stressed forages and deciding on a course for drought-stressed corn.
Resources to Support Farmers and Ranchers Dealing with Stress
July 21, 2022
Complex factors such as markets, long work hours and weather can have a significant influence on the livelihood of farmers and ranchers. If you or someone you know needs help, there are numerous programs available for Nebraskans.
June Ranks in Top 10 Driest on Record for Nebraska
July 15, 2022
Despite numerous severe weather events, June 2022 was Nebraska's seventh driest on record, with 76% of the state in drought.