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 →

KTIC Radio Extension Corner: Alternative cropping systems to help protect groundwater quality

Cover crop after seed corn. This is Dr. Nathan Mueller, your local agronomist with Nebraska Extension. Have you ever thought of cover crops as a groundwater management tool? Educational efforts and proactive protection of groundwater from nitrate contamination can help reduce the need for regulation. So, let’s answer 3 questions today. First, what factors influence groundwater nitrate contamination?  The volume […] Continue reading →

KTIC Radio Extension Corner: Precision Ag Data Management Workshops

Designing on-farm research2 This is Dr. Nathan Mueller, your local agronomist with Nebraska Extension. Our team will be offering three more 2-day Precision Ag Data Management Workshops across Nebraska. We completed our first 2-day workshop near Mead was this past Monday and Tuesday with 20 producers, consultants, and other Ag professionals. These hands-on workshops demonstrate methods for extracting […] Continue reading →