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Southern Rust in Corn Confirmed in 11 Nebraska Counties So Far

Nebraska corn growers should be scouting their fields for southern rust, especially those fields planted later this spring and in southern Nebraska counties.

Soybean Aphids Multiply Quickly in Late July

Late July is the time for soybean growers to watch for the arrival of soybean aphids, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln extension educator said.

Nebraska Soybean Management Field Days Aug. 13-16 at Four Locations

The 15th annual Soybean Management Field Days Aug. 13-16 focuses on staying competitive in a global marketplace, increasing profits and meeting the world's growing food and energy needs starting right here in Nebraska.

UNL Extension Provides Soil and Water In-Field Training

Improving and maintaining soil quality is essential to the productivity of land for current and future use.

UNL Public Policy Specialist: Rocky Road Ahead for Farm Bill, but Still Doable

Farm-bill politics this year reflect the broader political dynamics in Congress these days – the triumph of ideology over consensus, said a University of Nebraska-Lincoln public policy specialist.

Wheat Stem Sawfly and Alfalfa Weevil Cause Trouble for Growers

Two species of insects have been making life difficult for alfalfa and wheat farmers this season, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln entomologist said.

Cover Crop, Organic Farm Tour Aug. 17

Farmers interested in learning more about cover crops can attend a University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Cover Crop and Organic Farm Tour Aug. 17.

Nebraska Grazing Conference to take place Aug. 13-14 in Kearney

Experts will discuss topics related to grazing animals and stewardship of grazing lands at the 13th annual Nebraska Grazing Conference at the Kearney Holiday Inn Aug. 13-14.

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