Thermometer taking temperature of residue-covered soil
Taking the soil temperature

Three Key Considerations for Planting Corn and Soybeans

April 15, 2016
Planting as early as possible allows your crop to collect solar radiation sooner; however, the practice comes with some risks which need to be weighed against the benefit.

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UNL Releases New Web Tool for Soybean Pest Management

April 14, 2016
What should I be scouting for in my soybeans today? In two weeks? What cultural practices might affect disease development? SoyCal, a new online tool from UNL, offers timely pest management information, recommended tasks, and UNL research results to help you tackle Nebraska’s primary soybean pests. Developed by University of Nebraska-Lincoln doctoral student Josh Miller with financial support from the Nebraska Soybean Board, the Soybean Management Calendar is now available at CropWatch.unl.edu/SoyCal.

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ILeVO Seed Treatment Shows Promise for Sudden Death Syndrome

April 6, 2016

As Nebraska farmers prepare for soybean planting, they have a new option for controlling sudden death syndrome (SDS).

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Start Now to Manage Early Weeds in Your Soybean Fields

April 1, 2016
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Figure 2.  Temperature probability for April 7-13 (Source: NOAA Climate Prediction Center)

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New Soybean Herbicides for 2016

March 14, 2016

Several new herbicides were recently registered for weed control in soybean. These herbicides do not have an active ingredient with a new mode of action; but rather are pre-mixes of existing herbicides that can provide excellent weed control if applied according to label directions. A season-long weed management plan should include herbicides with multiple modes of action.

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