Nebraska Extension Publications

Tractor applying nitrogen fertilizer to corn field
Three Nebraska Extension NebGuides have been updated to include information about the new UNL Nitrogen Tool, designed to increase efficiency of nitrogen use in crop production.

Nitrogen Management Suggestions for Corn Updated in EC117, EC155, and EC2008

May 9, 2024
The updated publications provide information about UNL's newly developed web-based nitrogen (N) recommendation tool for corn grain, adapted from extension's previous N recommendation equation.

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New NebGuide: Sulfur Management in Agricultural Systems of Nebraska

January 17, 2024
This new publication from Nebraska Extension describes how to properly manage sulfur in agricultural systems, with a focus on the 4Rs of S fertilization, the sulfur cycle, and sulfur concentration within the state of Nebraska.

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Results from the 2024 Custom Rates Survey will be published by second quarter of 2024.

Custom Operators Invited to Participate in UNL Nebraska Custom Rates Survey

December 7, 2023
Part one of the survey covers spring and summer operations such as tillage, planting and haying, and part two surveys fall operations, including grain harvest, hauling, cutting ensilage and other miscellaneous operations.

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New NebGuide: Management of Herbicide-resistant Corn Volunteers in Corn and Soybean

May 30, 2023
The new NebGuide EC3065 provides recommendations to producers for management of corn volunteers in corn or soybean grown in rotation.

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New NebGuide: Soil Microbiology in Nebraska

July 15, 2020
Soil microbiology is a universal and essential component of agricultural soils. This NebGuide provides basic information of soil microbiology, microbial functions, microbial enhancement, and microbial assessment.

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New NebGuide: Factors to Consider when Multiple Herbicide-Resistant Soybean Traits Coexist

July 9, 2020
Nebraska Extension has release a new NebGuide (G2326) to help growers understand the various herbicide-resistant soybean traits that are available commercially.

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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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