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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.

2012 Irrigated Corn, Soybean Yields Second Best Ever; Dryland Worst in 30 Years

Nebraska irrigated corn and soybean yields reached their second-highest averages in history in drought-plagued 2012, but yields for their dryland counterparts were at their lowest averages in about 30 years.