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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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CropWatch: Making Data-Driven Decisions on Soybean Inoculation

Read the full article Making Data-Driven Decision on Soybean Inoculation at CropWatch Nebraska farmers must scrutinize inputs and focus on finding profit for their estimated 5.7 million soybean acres in 2017. Among the many springtime decisions farmers make is whether to inoculate their soybeans. Based on information from farmers, agronomists, and researchers, follow these steps when […]
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Connect the Dots: Improving Yield Data, Understanding My Maps, and Making Decisions

Presentation given by Nathan Mueller at the Nebraska Crop Management Conference in Kearney on Jan. 20, 2017 Additional resources mentioned in the presentation: Publication:Improving Yield Map Quality by Reducing Errors through Yield Data File Post-Processing Nebraska On-Farm Research Network Precision Ag Data Management Workshops USDA Yield Editor USDA Geospatial Data Gateway USGS EarthExplorer
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