Crop Watch: Irrigation Management Tools and Cost-Share Programs

100_0084 Reprinted from Crop Watch May 13, 2015 With spring planting well underway, it’s time for irrigators to begin thinking about this summer’s irrigation management.  While parts of the state are experiencing flooding, other areas are unfortunately experiencing drought conditions. Hopefully irrigators across the state will receive adequate rainfall to delay irrigation until July or even […] Continue reading →

Managing Weed Resistance

Fig 1. Common waterhemp in soybean field One important issue facing many Nebraska farms this growing season is the challenge of dealing with herbicide resistant weeds.  While not a new issue, herbicide resistance in weeds has increasingly become a struggle for many parts of the United States and in Nebraska.  The discovery of multiple weed species with resistance to glyphosate, or the […] Continue reading →