New Tool for Evaluating the Potential of Variable Rate Irrigation (VRI)

VRI Irrigated farmers or landowners in the Crop Tech Café area should take a look at a new tool developed by UNL to estimate the potential pumping reductions from utilizing variable rate irrigation (VRI).  With the rapid development of VRI technology there has been an increasing interest in utilizing VRI to improve irrigation efficiency, increase yields, […] Continue reading →

Local Ag Fact of the Week: Week 6

local-ag-fact-of-the-week What was the average Dodge and Washington County corn yield in 1915? In 1915, the Dodge and Washington County corn yields were 35.2 and 43.7 bushels per acre, respectively. Learn more… Last year (2015) the Dodge and Washington county corn yields were 194.8 and 187.6 bushels per acre, respectively. Farmers are able to produce 4 […] Continue reading →

Field to Market Workshop in Fremont, Dec. 5: Register Now!

Fieldprint calculator Field Assessment to Improve Efficiency Nebraska Extension is hosting a workshop for farmers interested in field sustainability and continuous improvement. Using the Field to Market Fieldprint calculator, attendees will enter their management and production information which will be used to compare fields with national, states, and local averages for the metrics of yield, erosion, irrigation […] Continue reading →

New Weekend Ag Page in Fremont Tribune

2016-harvest-picture Nebraska Extension in Dodge County has partnered with the Fremont Tribune to help support producing a new weekend Agriculture Page including timely and locally relevant feature articles, weekly USDA Crop Progress & Condition Report, Local Ag Fact of the Week, and more. Here are the first three Ag Page highlights: October 15-17, 2016 Feature Article: […] Continue reading →