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Control Noxious Weeds NOW

I know many folks are not near it yet, but as harvest winds down, there is another important task that you need to remember. Late October and early November is the best time of year to control two of our most common noxious weeds, Canada thistle and musk thistle. This is the time of year […]
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Fire Safety At Harvest

Harvest is always a busy time of year. The past week and the weeks ahead will see a lot of this year’s crop being harvested after a wet start in late September and early October. However, we can’t let the rush to get crops harvested come before safety. Besides my job for Nebraska Extension, I […]
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Control Noxious Weeds This Spring

With recent rains and near or above normal temperatures predicted the next couple of weeks, we are rapidly approaching the window of time for controlling noxious weeds this spring. Fall may be the best time to control noxious weeds, but don’t neglect your opportunities this spring. Besides, many weeds require consecutive treatments in fall and […]
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Fall Noxious Weed Control

  As harvest winds down, there is another important task that many folks need to remember. Fall is a perfect time of year to control our three most common noxious weeds, leafy spurge, Canada thistle and musk thistle. This fall is setting up to be excellent for weed control because moderate temperatures, some rainfall, and […]
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Avoid Spray Drift

One night last week I got one of my least favorite calls that it seems I get about this time each summer. A homeowner was rightfully concerned because their garden had been sprayed when a neighboring field was being treated. We’re still trying to figure out what was being sprayed, but unfortunately if the product […]
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Forage Options for a Wet Spring

The extra moisture this spring has created some challenges for most farmers, but it may provide some opportunities for those who can use some forages… either in their own livestock operation or if they can sell it. There are two different situations where this might occur… after oat or wheat harvest OR when corn or […]
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