Ag Fact of the Week: Week 10

What is a bushel of grain? A unit of measurement, but not the same for all types of grain. Learn more… A bushel was originally based on the volume measured in a cylinder or basket. The Winchester bushel is the foundation for the U.S. bushel, which is 2150.42 cubic inches or 8 dry gallons. However, […]
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KTIC Radio Extension Corner: Precision Ag Data Management Workshops

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Listen to this week’s KTIC Radio Extension Corner: This is Dr. Nathan Mueller, your local agronomist with Nebraska Extension for Dodge and Washington counties. Our UNL Ag Technology Team will be offering four 2-day Precision Ag Data Management Workshops across Nebraska starting next week. Producers, consultants, government personnel, retailers, and other Ag professionals should attend. […]
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Local Ag Fact of the Week: Week 9

What is the name given to the main groundwater resource found in Dodge County? Ogallala or High Plains Aquifer. Learn more… The great groundwater resources found in most of Dodge County represent some of the eastern-most portions of the Ogallala Aquifer that spreads across 8 states (South Dakota, Wyoming, Nebraska, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, & […]
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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 […]
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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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Local Ag Fact of the Week: Week 6

What was the average Dodge and Washington County corn yield in 1915? In 1915, the Dodge and Washington County corn yields were 35.2 and 43.7 bushels per acre, respectively. Learn more… Last year (2015) the Dodge and Washington county corn yields were 194.8 and 187.6 bushels per acre, respectively. Farmers are able to produce 4 […]
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