Pasture and Forage Minute: Controlling Alfalfa Weevil and Leafy Spurge, First Cutting Alfalfa
June 1, 2023
With first cutting alfalfa to begin soon, extension educators discuss the importance of scouting for alfalfa weevils to mitigate yield losses and strategies for timing harvest, plus control options for leafy spurge.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Small Grains and Grass Harvest, Fencing Costs
May 23, 2023
This week — Nebraska Extension educators share target protein levels of small grains and grass hay for the upcoming harvest, and analyze the cost of various fencing options.
Crop Progress: Corn Harvest Reaches 90%, Soybean Harvest Finished
November 8, 2022
While soybean harvest officially wrapped up as of Nov. 6, corn harvest was at 90% and sorghum was 87%.
Crop Progress: Harvested Corn at 80%, Soybeans at 97%
November 2, 2022
As of Oct. 30, dry edible bean harvest was complete, corn harvest was at 80% and winter wheat emerged was 94%.
FAQ for Fire Damage to Unharvested Crops and Harvested Ground
October 28, 2022
Nebraska Extension educators share recommendations for crops impacted by fire damage, highlighting grain and feed options for unharvested corn, what to expect of soil nutrient loss and techniques to avoid soil erosion.
Considerations When Conditioning Too-dry Soybeans
October 27, 2022
Insights on the process of conditioning low-moisture soybeans while avoiding damage to grain bins, with respect to cost-effectiveness.
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.
Cooling Low-moisture Corn in Bins
October 25, 2022
With a higher prevalence of low-moisture corn this harvest season due to drought, Nebraska Extension shares recommendations on how to avoid additional moisture loss while cooling the grain.