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A frosty winter day is a great time to stay indoors and enjoy a good book, a warm fire in the fireplace and a hot cup of cocoa. But for gardeners, winter is also time to dream and plan next summer’s gardens. Soon gardeners will be looking through mail-order catalogues, making up their 2023 plant and seed orders.  But for Nebraska Extension Master Gardener volunteers, winter is also a time to gather new knowledge, meet new friends and prepare for a fun season of volunteering.  

 

What is a Master Gardener? 

Managing nitrate in drought stressed corn has been the topic of the fall at the lab. But before sending in a sample, ask yourself this question:

Am I submitting a sample to understand agronomics of nitrate in my plants?
Or am I submitting a sample to find out if nitrate levels are harmful if stalks are fed to livestock?

Ward Laboratories, Inc. experts, Dr. Nick Ward, Rebecca Kern-Lunbery, and Dr. Ray Ward discuss ideas for managing nitrate in drought stressed corn from both an agronomic and livestock feed perspective.

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