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Crop Management

Crop management hinges on the availability of water. For example, optimal plant populations will vary depending on the quantity of water available during the growing season.

Q/A: What Impact Does Flooding and Saturated Soils Have on Wheat and Alfalfa?

flooded field at ENREEC
Extension insights on crop recovery, disease and harvest considerations for flooded wheat and alfalfa fields.

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Replanting Corn: Things To Do and Think About

seedling in person's hand
Recent flooding events beginning May 20-21, 2024 in portions of the state have some concerned about the need to replant corn when waters recede. It’s important to assess potential recovery before making replant decisions.

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UNL-TAPS to Host Summer Field Day on June 19

This year's annual field day will include new contests in the Agronomic Olympics, live demos, guest speakers and a four-man golf scramble.

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Nebraska 4Rs Nutrient Stewardship Field Day Set for July 11

Nathan Mueller, Nebraska Extension water and cropping systems educator, speaks to participants during the 2023 4Rs Nutrient Stewardship Field Day.
This year's 4Rs Field Day will feature a demonstration on UNL's newly developed web-based N tool, designed to increase efficiency of nitrogen use, as well as ease of record-keeping.

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UNL Researchers Advance Soil Health Cycle Concept

soil health cycle infographic
Inspired by an extension event survey comment, Dr. Bijesh Maharjan, associate professor and extension specialist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Panhandle Research, Extension and Education Center, conceptualized the soil health cycle (SHC) as an iterative soil health management cycle to achieve agricultural sustainability.

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