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Although at Low Levels, Soybean Aphids are in Nebraska

August 2, 2023
With soybean aphid infestations, it's important to preserve natural enemies under an integrated pest management approach, as well as treating only when pest populations reach economic or treatment thresholds, to let beneficial insects do their work.

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Content for the upcoming Corn and Soybean Production Clinics will be tailored to each location, to better represent the diversity of crop production concerns across the state.

Nebraska Extension Provides Nebraska Corn and Soybean Clinics Aug. 29 at North Platte and Aug. 31 at Mead

August 1, 2023
See a "growing season" all in one place, with hands-on interaction and field demos that will address corn and soybean production concerns for growers across Nebraska.

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Historical crop progress data for Nebraska is available at USDA.

Crop Progress: Nebraska Crop Conditions Remain Stable

August 1, 2023
As of July 30, most Nebraska crops were in 50%-60% good to excellent condition.

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Nebraska Extension Plant Pathologist Dylan Mangel (second from right) discusses soybean diseases during the 2022 Soybean Management Field Days. (Photo courtesy Department of Agronomy and Horticulture)

Nebraska Soybean Management Field Days Celebrates 25 Years in the Field

July 26, 2023
Hosted at four sites across central and eastern Nebraska, the field days will provide research-based information to enhance soybean profitability, addressing both local and global issues significant to farmers.

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Historical crop progress data for Nebraska is available at USDA.

Crop Progress: Wheat, Oat Harvest Fall Further Behind

July 25, 2023
Harvest for winter wheat and oats continues well behind average pace in Nebraska at 43% and 39% complete, respectively.

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Jackson Stansell in field
Founder of Sentinel Fertigation, Jackson Stansell is the keynote speaker at the South Central Agricultural Laboratory (SCAL) field day set for Tuesday, Aug. 1.

See Latest Field Research at South Central Ag Lab Field Day Aug. 1

July 24, 2023
The 2023 SCAL Field Day is free to attend and will feature presentations on fertigation, nutrient and irrigation technology, and new research and strategies on controlling disease, insects and weeds in corn and soybean.

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Crop Progress: Corn, Soybean Progress Near Average, Winter Wheat Harvest Behind

July 20, 2023
Corn and soybean progress continues near the five year average, soil moisture remains consistent and the winter wheat harvest continues but well behind last year and the five year average.

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This Week on N Field: White Mold in Soybeans

July 20, 2023
White mold in your soybeans? In this N Field Observations, Nebraska Extension Educator Amy Timmerman discusses how field history, irrigation and row spacing are important factors affecting the presence of white mold as well as what you can do if it is in your field.

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