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This Week on N Field: Spray Drone Requirements in Nebraska

February 16, 2024
Extension insights to assist Nebraska producers in deciding whether drones are a beneficial precision ag investment for their operation.

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This Week on N Field: Insect Survival After Polar Vortex

February 1, 2024
What impact did the polar vortex have on those troublesome agricultural insects that are taking a winter nap? Nebraska Extension Educator Amy Timmerman weighs in.

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This Week on N Field: Pesticide Licenses in Nebraska

January 5, 2024
Nebraska Extension Educator Amy Timmerman explores what type of pesticide licenses are required in Nebraska to apply restricted use pesticides.

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This Week on N Field: Winter Pesticide Storage

December 1, 2023
It's critical to properly store your leftover pesticides during the winter to retain effectiveness, and checking the label is the first step. Watch this N Field for more pesticide considerations as the temperatures drop.

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This Week on N Field: Manage Soybean Cyst Nematode to Reclaim Lost Yield

November 15, 2023
Now is the best time of year to begin your soybean cyst nematode management program — watch this episode of N Field to learn more about SCN testing and management best practices.

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This Week on N Field: Dry Edible Bean Harvest Methods

November 15, 2023
Learn more about the benefits and process of direct harvesting, a method favored by a growing number of western Nebraska producers for their upright bean varieties.

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This Week on N Field: Identifying Female Palmer Amaranth Plants

November 3, 2023
Learn more about how to distinguish female Palmer amaranth plants from their counterparts, and techniques for mitigating seed dispersal during corn harvest.

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This Week on N Field: Frost and Prussic Acid

October 27, 2023
Sorghum, soghum-sudan and milo are great options for fall grazing, but producers should be cautious of frost damage and prussic acid prior to putting cattle out to graze.

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