Center pivot in soybeans

Impact of R Stage-timed Single Irrigation Events on Soybean Seed Number and Seed Mass

October 11, 2023
Results of a three-year study investigating the impact of mitigating water stress during soybean reproductive stages on the two components that comprise yield — seed number and seed mass.

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Combine harvesting soybean field

Post-harvest Measurement of Soybean Seed Number and Seed Mass Contributions to Final Seed Yield

October 11, 2023
Learn more about the process of comparing pre-harvest soybean yield estimates with post-harvest yield outcomes.

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Wheat grain in pile
Historical grain stocks data for Nebraska is available at USDA.

Nebraska Sept. 1, 2023 Grain Stocks

October 6, 2023
As of Sept. 1, Nebraska wheat stocks were up 19% from 2022, totaling 41.2 million bushels. Corn stocks were down 14% from last year.

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Harvester in soybean field
Combine calibration is a crucial step for keeping grain losses at acceptable levels.

How to Estimate Harvest Losses in Soybean and Corn Fields

October 5, 2023
Knowing where grain losses occur is key to keeping them as low as possible — in this article, extension educators review how to calculate pre-harvest and at-harvest grain losses to determine the source.

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Soybean cyst nematode infected plant

It’s the Season for Controlling Soybean Cyst Nematode

October 3, 2023
Soybean cyst nematode can cause up to 30% yield loss with no significant aboveground symptoms, making soil sampling at the end of soybean season a critical part of managing this crop pest.

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

Crop Progress: Corn Harvest at 22%, Soybean Harvest at 29%

October 2, 2023
As of Oct. 1, harvest for all Nebraska crops continued at or above average pace.

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Conference attendees in group photo
Soy2023, the Biennial Cellular and Molecular Biology of the Soybean Conference, was held Aug. 10-13 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Soy2023 Conference Draws Global Soybean Scientists to Nebraska

September 28, 2023
Over 160 scientists from national and international public and private sector institutions exchanged ideas and research outcomes to assist soybean growers with improving production practices.

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

Crop Progress: Harvest 2023 Ahead of Average Pace

September 27, 2023
Harvest of Nebraska crops was ahead of average pace as of Sept. 24, with the exception of dry edible beans, which remained slightly behind last year's progress.

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