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Monday July 6, 2020
Scouting Field Borders for Grasshoppers
Populations of immature grasshoppers are being reported in areas bordering crop fields in several parts of Nebraska. Nebraska Extension Entomologist Bob Wright says control is easier in borders and more successful if done the immature stages.MP3
https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2019/grasshopper-management

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Tuesday July 7, 2020
Bargains at The Garden Center
Early summer plant sales are starting at garden centers and big box stores. University of Nebraska Assistant Director for Landscape Operations Jeff Culbertson talks about what shoppers should look for when picking out bargain plants.MP3
https://byf.unl.edu

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Wednesday July 8, 2020
Controlling Volunteer Wheat Could Protect Next Season’s Crop
Volunteer wheat can provide the summer "green bridge" for the many diseases and insects into next year’s crop. Nebraska Extension Western Cropping Systems Specialist Bob Klein says controlling volunteer wheat will reduce the risks from these threats and ultimately improve the bottom line.MP3
https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2019/volunteer-wheat-control-critical

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Thursday July 9, 2020
2020 Japanese Beetle Outlook
Japanese Beetles have given Nebraska homeowners fits over the past few years. Nebraska Extension Urban Entomologist Jody Green talks about what can be done to keep their numbers down this year.MP3
https://youtu.be/Kv7BFXlw57g

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Friday July 10, 2020
Wyoming-Nebraska Canal Update
The panhandle is now getting 75 percent water capacity thanks to the efforts to reconstruct the canal system that collapsed last summer. Nebraska Extension Educator Gary Stone says efforts are still shoring up the damaged canal system, but water is flowing at the moment.MP3
https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2019/options-wyoming-nebraska-irrigation-canal-tunnels

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