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Free Ag Law and Farm Finance Clinics this October

Latest Updates from cropwatch.unl.edu - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 16:17
Free legal and financial clinics are being offered for farmers and ranchers at seven sites across the state in October. The clinics are one-on-one meetings with an agricultural law attorney and an agricultural financial counselor.

Optimum Planting Times to Establish Cover Crops Following Corn

Latest Updates from cropwatch.unl.edu - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 15:10
Figure 1. This cereal rye cover crop is at the threshold (1,000 lb/ac) biomass level. It is about 6-8 inches tall (April 13, 2017 at the south-central Nebraska site).

CW Podcast: Late-Maturing Crops and Insects

Latest Updates from cropwatch.unl.edu - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 17:46
In this month’s CropWatch Podcast Extension Educator Michael Sindelar is joined by entomologist Robert Wright to discuss insect issues in late maturing corn and soybeans.

Moving from Good Farmer to Great Manager

Latest Updates from cropwatch.unl.edu - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 17:19
The difference between a good farmer and a great manager often comes down to knowing the true financial position of a farm. Good records can help you track your true financial position while Inaccurate records can lead to misguided management decisions.

Stronger Together – Women in Ag Conference Oct. 5 at Scottsbluff

Latest Updates from cropwatch.unl.edu - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 17:08
Female agriculture landowners, farmers, ranchers, and industry professionals looking to connect with other women in agriculture are encouraged to register for Stronger Together, a Women in Agriculture conference scheduled for Oct. 5 in Scottsbluff.

Late Season Soybean Diseases Widespread in Areas of Nebraska

Latest Updates from cropwatch.unl.edu - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 10:37
Figures 1 and 2. Plants with Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) develop interveinal chlorosis (left) that progresses to defoliation and root rot.

Yeutter Institute Kicks off Podcast with Gov. Ricketts

Latest Updates from cropwatch.unl.edu - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 16:04
Yeutter Institute Director Jill O'Donnell visits with Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts during the first episode of Trade Matters, a podcast of the Yeutter Institute. (Craig Chandler - University Communication)

Stakeholders’ Help Needed to Identify Nebraska Weed Issues

Latest Updates from cropwatch.unl.edu - Wed, 09/11/2019 - 16:11
What are your weed challenges? Growers, agronomists, and certified crop advisors are being asked to take a short survey to identify current cropping systems and weed issues with an eye toward directing future research in Nebraska.

Who has the Hunting Rights for Leased Land?

Latest Updates from cropwatch.unl.edu - Wed, 09/11/2019 - 11:51
Landlord or tenant — who has the hunting rights on leased crop and pasture land? It may not be who you think. Hunting rights may be best stipulated in a well-written lease.

Winter Wheat Varieties to Consider for Eastern Nebraska

Latest Updates from cropwatch.unl.edu - Wed, 09/11/2019 - 10:58
Figure 1. Variety trials conducted by UNL in eastern Nebraska are an important process to help guide grower’s variety selection and rate disease susceptibility.