Draining/Altering Wetlands Could Cost Producers USDA Program Benefits

Tile   USDA reminds producers to check conservation compliance rules before installing tile drainage systems. LINCOLN, May 10, 2016 – Nebraska farmers are urged to talk with USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) before draining any wet areas or bringing new land into production. NRCS State Wildlife Biologist Ritch Nelson says there has been an increased […] Continue reading →

KTIC Radio Extension Corner: Control winter annual weeds before planting soybeans

field pennycress Listen to the on-air recording: This is Dr. Nathan Mueller, your local agronomist with Nebraska Extension for Dodge and Washington Counties. As you begin to prepare for soybean planting, burndown herbicide programs are still be finalized and some are already applied. Spring burndown of broadleaf winter annual weeds such as field pennycress, henbit, marestail, shepherd’s-purse, […] Continue reading →

KTIC Radio Extension Corner: Prepare now for iron deficiency chlorosis in soybeans

rp_IMG_3809-1024x768.jpg This is Dr. Nathan Mueller, your local agronomist with Nebraska Extension for Dodge and Washington County. Last week I discussed when and where corn zinc deficiencies more commonly occur in Northeast Nebraska. Visit croptechcafe.org to listen to last week’s radio message. Iron deficiency chlorosis in soybeans is the other main micronutrient concern in Northeast Nebraska. […] Continue reading →