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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 […] Continue reading →

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 […] Continue reading →

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 […] Continue reading →

Local Ag Fact of the Week: Native versus introduced winter annual weeds

Which of the following two winter annual weeds are native to Nebraska? Field pennycress Henbit Marestail Prickly lettuce Shepherd’s purse Tansy mustard Dandelion Answer: Marestail and tansy mustard (see pictures and learn more about these weeds below. Learn more…   Winter annual weeds are plants that emerge in the fall, overwinter as a seedlings, and resume […] Continue reading →

KTIC Radio Extension Corner: Confronting Cropping Challenges Workshops

This is Dr. Nathan Mueller, your local agronomist with Nebraska Extension for Dodge and Washington counties. Nebraska Extension Agronomists, Aaron Nygren, John Wilson, and I will be conducting a new series of workshops for northeast Nebraska farmers. The new Confronting Cropping Challenges Workshop is for those wanting to learn more about crop challenges we had […] Continue reading →