Winter Wheat

Software screen
A variable rate nitrogen prescription is applied on Monte Murkel’s Nebraska farm as part of a Nebraska On-Farm Research study to evaluate how optimum nitrogen rate varied in his field.

Farmer Focus: Wheat Producer Explores NinjaAg’s Performance in Nitrogen Management

October 12, 2022
Results of Nebraska farmer Monte Murkle's on-farm research study to determine whether a variable rate nitrogen prescription is an improvement to his traditional flat-rate nitrogen management.

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Corn harvest

Crop Progress: Corn, Soybean Harvest Over 25% Complete

October 5, 2022
As of Oct. 2, corn harvested was 24% and soybeans were 29%. Crop and pasture conditions continue to deteriorate, with an increase in deficits across the board as drought holds firm in Nebraska.

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Wheat field

2022 Nebraska Small Grain Acreage and Production

October 5, 2022
In comparison to 2021, winter wheat production is down 36% and oat production is down 37%.

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Corn harvest

Crop Progress: Harvest Continues Near Average Pace, Slow Start for Winter Wheat Emergence

September 27, 2022
Harvest is progressing at average pace for all crops except dry edible beans, which continue to lag last year's harvest pace by 16%. Winter wheat emergence is also behind at 4% as of Sept. 25, compared to the average 15% for this time of year.

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Pasture in drought

Crop Progress: Half of Nebraska Pastures, Range Remain in ‘Very Poor’ Condition

September 21, 2022
With drought persisting across Nebraska, there has been no improvement to pasture and range conditions, which are currently 50% very poor. Crop conditions remained relatively stable as of Sept. 18. 

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Corn harvest

Crop Progress: Harvest Gets Underway for Corn, Sorghum, Dry Beans

September 15, 2022
Though the beginning of harvest for corn and sorghum is pacing on average, delays continue in dry edible bean production, which is currently 22% behind harvest in 2021.

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Cattle grazing cornstalks
Safely grazing drought-stressed cornstalks can be accomplished with an appropriate grazing plan and fencing precautions.

Pasture and Forage Minute: Grazing High Nitrate Cornstalks, Late Summer Weed Control

September 14, 2022
Extension Educator Todd Whitney reveals techniques to safely graze drought-stressed cornstalks — plus, more on late summer weed control and planting small grains for spring forage.

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Wheat field

Crop Progress: Winter Wheat Planting Begins in Nebraska

September 9, 2022
Crop conditions were holding steady as of Sept. 4, with winter wheat planting underway.

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