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KTIC Radio Extension Corner: Benefits of Using Soil Sensors to Manage Irrigation

Listen to this week’s KTIC Radio Extension Corner:   This is Aaron Nygren, your local agronomist with Nebraska Extension in Colfax, Cuming, and Stanton counties. This week let’s talk about the benefits of using soil water sensors for managing irrigation. Potential benefits include lower irrigation costs, reduced chances of overwatering, and less nutrient leaching. One […]
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KTIC Radio Extension Corner: Applying Pre-Emergence Herbicides after Crop Emergence

Listen to this week’s KTIC Radio Extension Corner:   This is Aaron Nygren, your local agronomist with Nebraska Extension in Colfax, Cuming, and Stanton counties. This week let’s talk about what to do if weather or field conditions prevented you from getting a pre-emergence herbicide applied before your crop emerged. Last week Keith Jarvi talked […]
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Private Pesticide Applicator Training Opportunities Wrapping Up

Private pesticide applicators with licenses expiring in 2017 and anyone seeking first-time private applicator certification should plan to attend one of the remaining training opportunities in the area if they want to become certified. The closest remaining training locations and times are: Fremont – Extension Office – March 21st @ 1:00 p.m. Columbus – Pinnacle […]
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New Tool for Evaluating the Potential of Variable Rate Irrigation (VRI)

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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, […]
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Crop Watch: Irrigation Management Tools and Cost-Share Programs

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 […]
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Managing Weed Resistance

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 […]
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