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Every two years Nebraska custom operators are surveyed to determine the current rates charged for machine custom applications in the state.   It is divided into two parts, Part I is spring and summer applications.  Part II is made up of the fall applications  and miscellaneous categories.  Full summaries from this survey, including district as well as state data, are published as a University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Circular (EC) 823.  The Nebraska Farm Custom Rate Survey report is one of Nebraska Extension’s most-requested publications.  Many Nebraska farmers and ranchers inquire about prevaili

With the release of dicamba-tolerant soybeans in 2017, the need for training on the RUP dicamba products was born.  If you are unable to attend an in person training the online training program is available to you.  It is designed to fulfill the label requirements for three new RUP dicamba products: Xtendimax, Engenia, and Fexapan. It is illegal to apply these products without first having taken state-authorized training. There is no cost for this training.  Information about the online training can be found at https://pested.unl.edu

CropWatch is a weekly update of information about all things Crop in Nebraska including row crop, weed management, fertilizer management, weather, crop reports, crop resources, farm management, and much more.  You can view the most up to date CropWatch information or subscribe with your email to receive this timely information right in your inbox.

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Check out the latest issue of UNL BeefWatch Newsletter , designed to assist Beef producers and professionals.  You may subscribe to receive this newsletter in your email and view the latest summaries on beef industry issues  here

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