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Monday June 17, 2019
Wheat & Small Grain Field Days
The 2019 Wheat & Small Grain Field Days will be held at eight different locations across the state during the month of June. Strahinja Stepanovic, Nebraska Extension Assistant Educator says field day locations are diverse and cover topics on, variety selection soil, tillage, crop input, management, and rotation just to name a few.MP3
https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2019/wheat-and-small-grain-field-days-across-state

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Tuesday June 18, 2019
Spring Weather Update and Forecast
Nebraska farmers are still dealing with wet conditions as we turn into the main growing season. Nebraska Extension Climatologist Al Dutcher says warmer weather is coming, but the precipitation might stick around.MP3
https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2019/warmer-drier-conditions-forecast-june

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Wednesday June 19, 2019
Crop Planting and Germination Response to Flooding
Wet weather this spring has caused lots of planting issues around the state. Nebraska Extension Cropping Systems Educator Tyler Williams says flooding and precipitation has caused many germination and disease problems.MP3
https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2019/response-germinating-and-early-season-soybeans-flooding

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Thursday June 20, 2019
Alfalfa Cutting Heights
Abundant rain has caused ample growth in many alfalfa fields. If you haven’t taken first cutting yet, Nebraska Extension Forage Specialist Bruce Anderson says you may need to adjust cutting height to ensure a good yield later in the season.MP3
https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2019/raise-cutting-height-delayed-first-alfalfa-cutting

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Friday June 21, 2019
Wheat Rust Issues
The wet spring has caused some rust issues in wheat. Nebraska Extension Plant Pathologist Stephen Wegulo talks about the different kinds of rust and what producers can do about it.MP3
https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2019/stripe-rust-confirmed-nebraska-wheat

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