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Cropping & Water Systems

The Nemaha County Ag Line Newsletter is written by Nemaha County Extension Educator, Ritika Lamichhane.  Her program area is Water & Cropping Systems.

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.

With recent rainfall events across Nebraska, producers must remain vigilant against wheat diseases. Last week, extension plant pathologist Stephen Wegulo and I scouted some fields in Johnson and Pawnee Counties where we observed diseases such as stripe rust and fungal leaf spot in wheat.

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As the planting season approaches, producers are gearing up to apply pesticides. However, before starting your pesticide application there are two important things to keep in mind: pesticide efficacy and spray drift management.

Federal law prohibits children under 16 years of age from using certain equipment on a farm unless their parents or legal guardians own the farm.