Crop Progress: Corn Planting Wraps Up, Winter Wheat Condition Declines
June 1, 2023
As of May 28, planting was at 96% complete for corn and 90% for soybean in Nebraska, while winter wheat conditions continued a slow decline.
Crop Progress: Dry Edible Bean Planting Begins
May 22, 2023
Dry edible bean planting was at 4% complete as of May 21, and corn planting was nearing 90% complete.
Identifying and Characterizing Bacterial Isolates from the Stratosphere
May 4, 2023
Panhandle researchers were recently awarded USDA specialty crop block grants to study new copper alternative chemical products on fungal and bacterial diseases of dry beans, cowpeas, chickpeas and dry peas.
PREEC Battles Growing Palmer Amaranth Problem
April 26, 2023
Panhandle researchers are conducting 16 field trials this year to test six new herbicides and various management strategies to help producers control surging Palmer amaranth populations in sugarbeets and dry beans.
Nebraska 2023 Prospective Plantings
April 6, 2023
According to survey results, Nebraska winter wheat acreage is expected to increase by 17% in 2023, soybeans will remain unchanged, and corn acreage will be slightly down from 2022.
2023 Dry Edible Bean Day Set for Feb. 7 in Gering
January 31, 2023
Numerous UNL experts are set to present updates on the dry edible bean breeding program, on-farm research studies, pest and nutrient management research, and more.
2022 Nebraska Dry Edible Bean Trial Results Available
January 12, 2023
The dry bean report includes a description and summary of the trials, and tables that list yield, 100 seed-weight and test weight adjusted at 14% moisture, and other phenological data for each variety.
Crop Progress: Soybean, Dry Bean Harvest Nearly Finished
October 27, 2022
As of Oct. 23, soybean harvest was at 93%, well ahead of both last year and the five-year average. Dry edible beans and winter wheat are also nearly finished with harvest, while corn and sorghum are now over 50% done.