Nebraska Extension Publications

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Using Drones for Early Season Stand Assessment, Weed Scouting April 26, 2018

A new Nebraska Extension NebGuide, Getting Started with Drones in Agriculture, covers how to integrate drones into crop management systems. It addresses drone types and sensor options, outlines a workflow for a drone-mapping project, and shares case studies of how farmers are using drones. Two examples — taking stand counts and scouting for weeds — are also described.

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New Extension Crop Publications August 17, 2017

Among new releases from Nebraska Extension are two on the use of biologicals to manage crop disease as part of an integrated pest management (IPM) plan.

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New Publications from Nebraska Extension August 3, 2017

New agricultural publications from Nebraska Extension include ones on fungicides for soybeans, a primer on cover crops, on-farm research results, agriculture in the Nebraska Panhandle, and ones on estimating soil water deep percolation or run-off.

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New NebGuide on Planning the Transition to Organic Crop Production March 8, 2017

Nebraska farmers considering a transition to organic production will gain a broad overview of the planning needed to be successful in this new NebGuide, Planning the Transition to Organic Crop Production (G2282). It provides Nebraska-specific guidance and links to on-line resources to help farmers and their consultants start the transition to organic certification.

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