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Market Journal Reports from the Nebraska Farming Power Show

Fri, 12/13/2019 - 09:31
Market Journal was among the more than 2,000 exhibitors at this week's Nebraska Power Farming Show in Lincoln. Set on nine acres, it's billed as the second largest indoor ag show in the nation. This week Market Journal broadcast from the Nebraska Power Farming Show in Lincoln where there were more than 2,000 exhibitors showing products and services aimed at helping farmers become more productive and more profitable.

2019 Field Pea Variety Trial Results Available On-Line

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 14:55
A field pea variety trial plot in Lincoln County, summer 2019. Results of the 2019 variety trials for field peas have been posted to CropWatch. While there were some high yields, all the trials faced challenges from the weather, ranging from heavy rains during the preferred planting period to a tornado.

Cornhusker Economics: Accrual Accounting and the Farm Business

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 11:21
This article explains conceptual frameworks and two accrual accounting principles: namely, the revenue recognition principle and the matching principle.

Successful Farmer Series Starts Jan. 10

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 16:39

Pesticide Training Requirements, Opportunities Continue to Grow

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 15:40
Nebraska Extension Pesticide Safety Education Program training helps keep people, animals, plants and non-targets safe. Statewide training runs January through April.

New Pesticide Training FlipBooks Offer Convenience, Cost-Savings

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 15:10
New, state-of-the-art digital manuals, or FlipBooks, are now available for Nebraska commercial/noncommercial applicators seeking initial certification to use restricted use pesticides (RUPs).

Applying Pesticides Safely

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 15:36

Soil Amendments

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 14:47

Variety Test Plot Results from Nebraska Sorghum Growers

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 11:09
Results from the Nebraska Grain Sorghum Producers variety test show yields ranging from 87.23 to 129.75 bu/ac. Mike Baker, chair of the Nebraska Sorghum Board, conducted the trial and discusses this year's conditions.

Grain Sorghum Research in Western Nebraska

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 14:49
Figure 1. Grain sorghum variety trial at the Henry J. Stumpf International Wheat Center near Grant, Nebraska, summer 2019.

Confronting Cropping Challenges Program Starts Dec. 16

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 12:10
Figure 1. Thistle caterpillar feeding will be one topic covered at the Confronting Cropping Challenges meetings. (Photo by Aaron Nygren) Farmers in northeast Nebraska will have an opportunity to learn from cropping issues they may have faced in 2019, make plans for 2020, and renew their private pesticide applicator license at the Confronting Cropping Challenges programs Dec. 16-20.

North Central Nebraska Women in Ag to Meet Dec. 16

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 11:10
The new North Central Nebraska Women in Ag program for female agriculture landowners, farmers, ranchers will meet Dec. 16 in Valentine.

Why Prepare and Use Crop Budgets?

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 09:45
The 2020 Crop Production Budgets for Nebraska are now available to aid producers understand and plan for the financial health of their crops operations. There are 80 budgets for 15 crops, available in both PDF and Excel formats.