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This Week on N Field: Planting Green

June 16, 2023
Nebraska Extension Weed Management Specialist Amit Jhala explains the concept of planting green and how it can help with early season weed management in soybean.

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Sorghum field
Historical crop progress data for Nebraska is available at USDA.

Crop Progress: Sorghum, Dry Bean Planting Falls Further Behind in Nebraska

June 7, 2023
As of June 4, progress on sorghum and dry edible bean planting was significantly behind last year's pace, and soybean planting was nearly finished.

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Corn field
Historical crop progress data for Nebraska is available at USDA.

Crop Progress: Corn Planting Wraps Up, Winter Wheat Condition Declines

June 1, 2023
As of May 28, planting was at 96% complete for corn and 90% for soybean in Nebraska, while winter wheat conditions continued a slow decline.

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Dry bean field
Historical crop progress data for Nebraska is available at USDA. (Photo by Gary Stone)

Crop Progress: Dry Edible Bean Planting Begins

May 22, 2023
Dry edible bean planting was at 4% complete as of May 21, and corn planting was nearing 90% complete.

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Corn field
Historical crop progress data for Nebraska is available at USDA.

Crop Progress: 2023 Planting Ahead of Average Pace

May 10, 2023
As of May 7, corn planting was at 56% complete, soybean planting was at 36% and sorghum planting had begun.

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A Retrospective Analysis of Nebraska Corn and Soybean Planting Progress (1980-2022)

May 4, 2023
UNL researchers examine historical records of corn and soybean planting progress in Nebraska, and provide insights about the planting date trends and impact on past and future yields.

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Corn field
Historical crop progress data for Nebraska is available at USDA.

Crop Progress: Corn Planting at 30%, Sorghum Planting Begins

May 1, 2023
As of April 30, corn and soybean planting progressed near average pace, and sorghum planting was just getting underway in Nebraska.

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Interseeding video intro
It’s important to plan ahead of time and know your goals when adding cover crops to your operation. In this article, Nebraska Extension evaluates numerous cover crop species and provides guidance on how to choose the species that will best fit your production needs. This video shares additional information on cover crop species used.

Interseeding Cover Crops into Early Season Corn and Soybean: Species Selection

April 27, 2023
In this article, Nebraska Extension evaluates numerous cover crop species for interseeding and provides guidance on how to choose the species that will best fit your production needs.

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