Funds Available to Help Restore and Protect Rangeland
January 31, 2023
Landowners interested in receiving funding to address the spread of invasive woody vegetation on rangeland should apply at their local NRCS field office by Friday, Feb. 17, 2023.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Controlling Cedar Trees, Net Wrap Health Concerns
December 14, 2022
In this installment of Pasture and Forage Minute, extension educators review the most effective strategies for controlling Eastern red cedar trees, and managing net wrap and twine issues for livestock.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Preparing Alfalfa for Snow, Controlling Eastern Red Cedar Trees
December 13, 2021
Extension educators discuss the importance of snow cover to alfalfa and how to prepare your fields for Mother Nature's insulation, and using prescribed burning to control Eastern red cedar trees in Nebraska.
Common Mullein Control: Herbicide Choice and Application Timing
October 7, 2020
Effective weed control in range, pasture, and CRP depends on selectivity and timing. In selecting an herbicide for common mullein control, there are a lot of options.
Nebraska Invasive Weed: Phragmites
June 8, 2020
The non-native species originated in Europe and was introduced into the United States along the east coast in the early 19th century. Today, non-native phragmites can be found over much of North America.
Nebraska Invasive Weed: Musk Thistle
May 20, 2020
Musk thistle is a non-native biennial forb but can behave occasionally as an annual. It reproduces/spreads from seed and is a prolific seed producer.
Nebraska Invasive Weed: Field Bindweed
May 4, 2020
Field bindweed is also known as small bindweed, European bindweed, and Creeping Jenny Management and control of field bindweed is difficult due to its extensive root system and long life of the seeds. Depleting the root reserves of the plant and reducing sprouting is key to successful management.
Nebraska Invasive Weed: Canada Thistle
April 22, 2020
Canada thistle is a designated noxious weed under the Nebraska Department of Agriculture’s Noxious Weed Program. Prevention is the best and cheapest management option.