Nebraska Soybean Board

2018 Soybean Management Field Day at Cedar Bluffs site
Figure 1. At this year's Soybean Management Field Days, sponsored by the Nebraska Soybean Checkoff, growers will learn how to increase profits while becoming competitive in the global market. Several speakers will address research on integrating cover crops into soybean rotations. (Photo by Lana Johnson)

Nebraska Soybean Management Field Days at 4 Locations Aug. 13-16

July 25, 2019
Soybean Management Field Days Aug. 13-16 offer valuable, research-based information to help growers stay competitive in the global marketplace and increase profits while meeting the world's growing food and energy needs right here in Nebraska.

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Irrigated soybean field in Perkins County, Nebraska
Irrigated soybean in Perkins County, Nebraska 2018.

Seeding Practices and Nitrogen Management for Western Nebraska Soybean: What Matters and Why

December 18, 2018
This one-year study of soybean production in west central Nebraska looked at how adjustments in cropping practices affected various components of crop yield, showing possible areas where changes could increase profitability.

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Card promoting Soybean Day & Expo

Soybean Day and Expo to Focus on Profitability Tactics

November 26, 2018
What are soybean producers in the top 40% of profitability doing differently than those in the bottom 30%? Get practical tips and techniques to focus on profitability at the Dec. 13 Soybean Day and Machinery Expo in Wahoo.

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Field with severe SCN infestation

New Methods Needed to Manage SCN in Soybean

September 19, 2018
Growers managing SCN may need to make some changes in the future to continue achieving control at the same level they expect now. As with other pest management strategies, an integrated, multi-method approach may offer the most benefits.

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Logo for the 20th Soybean Management Field Day in 2018

20th Annual Nebraska Soybean Management Field Days Aug. 7-10 at 4 Sites

July 20, 2018
Come see the results of this year's replicated soybean research and hear from presenters on cover crops, marketing, weed, insect and disease management, and much more. Programs will be at four sites in partnership with the Nebraska Soybean Checkoff.

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brown stink bug

A New Stink Bug IPM Resource for Midwest Corn and Soybean Growers

May 5, 2017
In a new article in the Journal of Integrated Pest management the authors review the biology, ecology, and management of several species of stink bugs common to the Midwest, including the green stink bug, brown marmorated stink bug, redshouldered stink bug, brown stink bug, and onespotted stink bug, all of which are found in Nebraska. Photos and drawings would aid in identification in the field.

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Nebraska Soybean and Corn Field Guide Cover

New Pocket Field Guide for Nebraska Soybean and Corn Growers

April 28, 2017
Nebraska farmers now have a new field resource to aid in identifying plant and pest problems in their soybean and corn fields. The Nebraska Soybean and Corn Pocket Field Guide provides information and photos to help farmers identify problems they may encounter during the growing season. The 380-page pocket-sized production guide was produced by a team of University of Nebraska researchers and Extension faculty, and funded by the Nebraska Soybean Board (NSB), Nebraska Corn Board (NCB), and the United Soybean Board (USB). Editors were Jim Specht, soybean physiologist/geneticist and University of Nebraska professor emeritus, and Tom Hoegemeyer, corn breeder and UNL adjunct professor of practice.

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Nebraska map showing counties with SCN as of January 2017

SCN Now Confirmed in 58 Counties; How About Your Field?

February 16, 2017
Soybean cyst nematode is estimated to cause $40 million in lost soybean yields annually in Nebraska. Soil tests, available free through a program funded by the Nebraska Soybean Board, can help growers identify where this nemesis is a problem so they can manage that field accordingly.

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