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USDA Designates Four Nebraska Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 15:51
Courtesy U.S. Drought Monitor

#NField Observations for October 2021

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 15:35
This week, Ben Beckman discusses various fall grazing management strategies using cool-season and warm-season plants.

USDA Reports on Rising Land Values and County-Level Cash Rent Estimates for Nebraska in 2021

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 15:24
Preston Keres, USDA (Flickr/Public Domain)

Returning to the Farm Workshop Set for Dec. 10, 11

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 15:18
USDA/Flickr

Pasture and Forage Minute: Managing Prussic Acid, Yucca and Fall Irrigation

Tue, 10/12/2021 - 15:45
Herbicides are most effective against yucca infestations when applied in spring or summer on individual plants or small patches.

Pasture and Forage Minutes: Fall Grazing and Pasture Management

Tue, 10/12/2021 - 14:53
Stalk grazing this fall should begin with corn residue and then transition to grain sorghum stovers, as corn leaves will blow out of fields within a couple months post-harvest, whereas grain sorghum leaves usually remain attached through winter and into early spring.

Panhandle Learning Agricultural Network (PLAN) Aims to Increase Farmer Adoption of Field-based Sensors

Thu, 10/07/2021 - 18:03
On the left, a comparison of participating fields in 2020 (a) and 2021 (b). On the right, total area of participating fields in 2020 (c) and distribution of individual field sizes in 2021 (d).

Nebraska 2020 Potato Summary

Thu, 10/07/2021 - 17:14

Winter Field Pea as a Fall-planted Broadleaf Crop for the Panhandle?

Thu, 10/07/2021 - 15:59
Figure 1. Field peas are now being tested in Nebraska as a winter crop at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Panhandle Research and Extension Center.

A Busy Irrigation Season for 2021

Thu, 10/07/2021 - 13:33

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