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KTIC Radio Extension Corner: Manure Utilization for Improved Crop Production Workshop

Manure utilization for improved crop production
This is Dr. Nathan Mueller, your local agronomist for Nebraska Extension. Producers that are interested in diversifying inputs, improving soil health, and increasing yields are encouraged to take part in a free workshop about utilizing livestock manure. The workshop will take place on Monday, August 10 from 11:30 – 1:30 at the Dodge County Nebraska […]
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Dodge County Crop Condition Tour – June 1

Figure 1. Major soil associations (colored polygons) in Dodge County are used to segment the crop condition report due to difference in soil texture, drainage, and topography. In this report, I will use the definitions used by USDA-NASS for crop conditions: General crop conditions. The county’s entire crop should be assigned a percentage by category, […] Continue reading →

Chemigation Training

Chemigation Training to be held April 3rd at ARDC Nebraska Extension will conduct a chemigation certification training session at the ARDC near Mead on April 3rd at 9:30 a.m. Producers who plan to apply crop nutrients and pesticides through irrigation systems during 2015, including those whose 2014 permits expired Dec. 31, are required to attend […]
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KTIC Radio Extension Corner: What micronutrients do you really need?

What micronutrients do you really need?   This is Dr. Nathan Mueller, your local agronomist with Nebraska Extension. Let’s answer two questions. Should you cut your micronutrient fertilizer program this year? Are certain micronutrients more critical in corn versus soybeans? Zinc, copper, manganese, iron, boron, chloride, nickel, and molybdenum are plant essential micronutrients. Here in […]
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