Corn and soybean fields
Nebraska research documents yield increases from using corn-soybean rotations.

Rotation Impact on Irrigated Corn and Soybean Yields in Nebraska

February 23, 2017

On most Nebraska rainfed farms, soybean and corn are usually rotated. On irrigated fields, however, the rotation sequence tends to shift to more years of corn between soybean, and in some cases, corn is grown continuously, year-after-year.

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soybean cyst nematodes on soybean roots

Announcing the 7th Annual SCN ‘Tode Awards

February 17, 2017
And the winner is ... An analysis of SCN soil test results from 2016 leads to "awards" for sampling and detection. The Nebraska Soybean Board funds the free soil tests.

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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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Soybean field in Brazil
One of the soybean fields Nebraska Extension Weed Management Specialist Rodrigo Werle visited during a recent trip to Brazil.

A Quick Look at Soybean Production In Southeast Brazil

February 8, 2017
This winter Rodrigo Werle, Nebraska Extension Cropping Systems Specialist, visited several progressive soybean growers in Brazil. See what three major practices these growers prioritize.

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Soybean fungicide calculator

Research in 4 North Central States Shows Limited Response with Fungicide in R3 Soybeans

February 3, 2017

In a multi-year summary of soybean studies with fungicide and insecticide applications in the north central United States, university researchers combined trial data to estimate overall profitability of foliar applications at the R3 growth stage (beginning pod development).

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CornSoyWater graphic
CornSoyWater graphic

CornSoyWater: An Online App to Aid in Irrigation Management

December 16, 2016

Traditional irrigation decision-making relies heavily on experience and requires frequent visits to the field. The process is time consuming and labor demanding, while the results are not quantitative and prone to error.

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Crop production and pest and water management will be among the topics at Crop Production Clinics to be held at nine sites across the state in January.
Crop production and pest and water management will be among the topics at Crop Production Clinics to be held at nine sites across the state in January.

Crop Production Clinics Jan. 4-19 across Nebraska

December 8, 2016

This year's Nebraska Crop Production Clinics feature agronomic, pest management, and farm management information to help growers make smart research-based decisions to improve their bottom line. Clinics will be held at nine sites across the state, starting with Gering on Jan. 4 and ending with Kearney on Jan. 19.

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2015 Soybean Day and Machinery Expo
Producers listen to a speaker at the 2015 Nebraska Soybean Day and Machinery Expo. The 2016 event is 8:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Dec. 15 in the pavilion at the Saunders County Fairgrounds in Wahoo. (Photo by Deloris Pittman)

Nebraska Soybean Day & Machinery Expo Dec. 15

November 30, 2016
Featured topics at this year's Nebraska Soybean Day include maximizing weed control while managing resistance; understanding effects of large equipment and tires on compaction; managing sudden death syndrome; and marketing soybeans and corn.

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