Check out the Nemaha County Agricultural Resources webpage for more information. Besides newsletters & articles written by Nemaha County Extension Educator, Gary Lesoing, you can find farmer's tax information, Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Highlights, Nebraska trends in farmland values, rental rates and custom rates. You can also find information on pesticide certification, seed guides, grain storage management and more.
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With harvest in full swing here in southeast Nebraska, there is an opportunity to check your fields this fall and provide weed control in your fields if needed. By identifying the weed, extent of any infestations and locations of weed problems, you will have a better strategy for managing these weeds in the future, maybe even this fall. Marestail or maybe more specifically, glyphosate resistant marestail has become a major problem in Nebraska. Control has been challenging in recent years.
In recent years there has been increased interest in the use of cover crops in conventional cropping systems. The USDA NRCS (Natural Resource Conservation Service) has promoted cover crops and provided cost-share programs for farmers to encourage their use to help improve soil health and reduce erosion and degradation of soils. Nebraska Extension, with its On-Farm Research Network and NRCS have partnered together on several field scale on-farm research projects with cover crops across Nebraska.
September 19th through September 25th will be Farm Safety Week. It is important to acknowledge, celebrate, and uplift America’s farmers and ranchers who have encountered many challenges over the past few years, yet continue to work hard to provide the food, fiber, and fuel that we need. Fall harvest time can be one of the busiest and most dangerous seasons of the year for the agriculture industry.
Latest Updates from cropwatch.unl.edu
- USDA NASS: Corn Production Forecast at Record High
- Crop Progress: Corn, Soybean, Sorghum Harvest Pushes Ahead of Average Pace
- USDA Designates Four Nebraska Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas
- #NField Observations for October 2021
- USDA Reports on Rising Land Values and County-Level Cash Rent Estimates for Nebraska in 2021
- Returning to the Farm Workshop Set for Dec. 10, 11
- Benchmarking – What Can We Learn from Others?
- Pasture and Forage Minute: Managing Prussic Acid, Yucca and Fall Irrigation