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.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Understanding TDN Values, Planning Summer Grazing
February 21, 2023
A review of the impact of TDN values in hay tests, and considerations for spring and summer forage plans following the severe drought conditions and heavy grazing experienced in 2022.
Nebraska 2022 Crop Values Down 10%
February 28, 2023
The value of Nebraska's crop production is down for all major crops, with deficits ranging from 9% deficit in corn to 22% in winter wheat.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Avoiding Tetany, Nitrate Issues, Calculating Pasture Rental Rates
February 7, 2023
Extension educators review the importance of testing winter hay and monitoring animals for tetany and nitrate poisoning, and factors to consider while calculating pasture lease rates.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Understanding ADF and NDF, Hay Quality After Calving
February 16, 2023
The series on hay test readings continues with a review of ADF and NDF; reviewing the importance of feeding high quality hay after calving is done.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Grazing with Snow Cover, Forage Inventory
January 31, 2023
Insights on the importance of snow cover for pastures and its impacts on livestock, and taking inventory of feed resources for the remainder of winter.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Planning Spring Annual Forages, More on Deciphering Hay Tests
January 31, 2023
Extension educators review considerations for spring annual forages in Nebraska, and analyze RFV and RFQ estimates in hay tests.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Hay Protein and Energy Values, Reducing Hay Losses
January 19, 2023
Breaking down the importance of protein and energy values in hay tests, and tips on reducing fed hay losses.