“Farmers have a lot of great ideas” that are best tested on their own ground, said Sarah Sivits, a UNL Extension cropping systems educator for Dawson, Hall and Buffalo counties.
Nebraska’s 2020 corn crop is forecast at a record 1.82 billion bushels, based on Nov. 1 conditions.
Nebraska’s soybean harvest was almost done and corn picking was nearly two-thirds complete as of Sunday, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.
Soybean harvest was more than half done and nearly one-fourth of corn had been picked as of Sunday.
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The latest projections from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are that 2020 net farm income will decline 23 percent from last year and up to half of the net could be from federal government assistance.
The Kearney Area Community Foundation Building for Tomorrow fund awarded more than $14,000 in grants to 10 local nonprofits.
LINCOLN — Harvest had reached double figures by Sunday for Nebraska corn and soybeans, with each at 10% done, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.
LINCOLN — Corn, soybean and sorghum harvest started in Nebraska in the past week, but progress for all three grains is in the single digits, according to the latest report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.
Nebraska farmers are expected to harvest 1.78 billion bushels of corn and 297 million bushels of soybeans this fall, according to new U.S. Department of Agriculture forecasts.
Irrigation headgates have been closed for the 2020 growing season in areas of Gosper, Phelps and Kearney counties served by Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District.
Nebraska’s grain crops continued to progress toward an early harvest last week.
KEARNEY — Grain elevators across Nebraska are preparing for large deliveries of corn and soybeans during a 2020 harvest season that could start any day now.
LINCOLN — Nearly three-fourths of Nebraska’s corn crop had reached dent stage and 60% of soybeans were dropping leaves as of Sunday, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.
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LINCOLN — By Sunday, 88% of Nebraska’s corn had reached dough stage and 90 percent of soybeans were setting pods, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.
LINCOLN — Two-thirds of Nebraska corn had reached dough stage by Sunday and 81% of soybeans were setting pods, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.
LINCOLN — Nebraska’s grain crops continued to mature well ahead of 2019 and mostly ahead of the five-year average, according to the latest update by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.
LINCOLN — Seventy-five percent of Nebraska soybeans were blooming and nearly one-third had set pods as of Sunday, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.
University of Wyoming researchers are studying whether applying an insecticide early in the season and herbicide at the same time controls alfalfa weevils and helps prevent a field from becoming a buffet for pests and heartburn for farmers.
According to the USDA July 12 crop report, this years soybean and winter wheat crop are respectively 34% and 39% further along than 2019 crop report data.
According to the USDA, winter wheat harvest reaches 50% completion in Nebraska, following a growing season of weather variability, resulting in what experts say is average yield numbers between 15-80 bushels per acre across the state.
Unbiased independent agronomy recommendations, specific to an operation, is one of the many benefits producers can experience when working alongside an independent crop consultant, in turn, helping growers be as “profitable as possible.” Nebraska Independent Crop Consultant Association (NICC…