A high-boy cover crop seeding demonstration will be held Friday, Sept. 20, in northeast Nebraska to look at another option for planting cover crops pre-harvest to provide a longer period for plant development and biomass growth.
How do this year's corn planting delays compare with other years here and those in Illinois. After observing fields from Nebraska to Illinois on a recent trip, agronomist Roger Elmore digs into agricultural statistics dating back to 1996 to see just how this planting season and fieldwork days compare with previous ones.
Still planting corn and wanting to change to a different hybrid maturity? Here are some things to consider and a tool that can help you assess which hybrid options are likely to mature before an average fall freeze date for your location.
A closer look at air and soil temperatures in April and soybean germination and emergence from 10 planting dates did not find chilling injury, despite periods below 50°F. Further research is needed to better understand the imbibitional period in soybean.