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Monday August 19, 2019
Implications of This Year’s Rain on Next Year’s Calf Crop
Excessive moisture in Nebraska this growing season has affected forage quantity and quality. Nebraska Extension Cow/Calf Specialist Karla Wilke talks about the implications that livestock producers need to consider.MP3
https://beef.unl.edu/beefwatch/implications-year’s-rains-next-year’s-calf-crop

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Tuesday August 20, 2019
Fall Garden Cleanup
With harvest time in the home garden upon us, Nebraska Plant Diagnostician Kyle Broderick says to not forget sanitation. Clearing your garden space will help control any disease issues for next season’s crops.MP3
https://youtu.be/nv7ABAKdLP8

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Wednesday August 21, 2019
Soybean Gall Midge Update
Soybean gall midge numbers continue to increase in eastern and northeast parts of the state. Nebraska Extension Crop Protection Specialist Justin McMechan says Soybean Gall Midge is a relatively new pest and they are still learning how to effectively control and manage it.MP3
https://cropwatch.unl.edu/tags/soybean-gall-midge

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Thursday August 22, 2019
Hemp Production in Nebraska
The Nebraska Legislature recently passed a law making it legal to grow hemp in the state for industrial purposes. University of Nebraska Agronomy Professor Ismail Dweikat talks about UNL’s hemp research and how it might benefit farmers who want to get into the hemp growing business.MP3
https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2019/hemp-production-nebraska

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Friday August 23, 2019
Southern Rust in Corn
Southern corn rust has made its way into the state. This fungus if left untreated can cause significant yield loss in susceptible hybrids. Nebraska Extension Plant Pathologist Tamra Jackson-Ziems talks about the symptoms and how to identify Southern Rust.MP3
https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2019/southern-rust-corn-confirmed-southeast-nebraska

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