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Hosted by Nebraska Farmer Editor Tyler Harris, this podcast is all about production agriculture in Husker country.

Down in the Weeds Nebraska Farmer

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Hosted by Nebraska Farmer Editor Tyler Harris, this podcast is all about production agriculture in Husker country.

    Farm survival strategies in the era of COVID-19

    Farm survival strategies in the era of COVID-19

    Cory Walters, UNL associate professor, discusses "stress testing" your farming operation and other survival strategies.

    • 20 min
    Is spring wheat the next new crop in Nebraska?

    Is spring wheat the next new crop in Nebraska?

    As southwest Nebraska growers consider adding spring wheat to the rotation, a few questions remain surrounding marketing options.

    • 32 min
    How cover crops impact bulk density, infiltration

    How cover crops impact bulk density, infiltration

    NRCS soil health specialist Aaron Hird discusses how no-till, cover crops affect bulk density, and how bulk density affects cash crop root growth.

    • 47 min
    Talking TAPS 2019 competition with Daran Rudnick

    Talking TAPS 2019 competition with Daran Rudnick

    Daran Rudnick, Nebraska Extension irrigation management specialist, sits down with Nebraska Farmer editor Tyler Harris to discuss some takeaways from the 2019 Testing Ag Performance Solutions farm management competitions.

    • 25 min
    The latest on soybean gall midge

    The latest on soybean gall midge

    Justin McMechan discusses what researchers have learned about soybean gall midge in the last 13 months.

    • 23 min
    What practices bring the biggest benefit to soil infiltration?

    What practices bring the biggest benefit to soil infiltration?

    In the latest Down in the Weeds, we talk with Andrea Basche, assistant professor in UNL's Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, about a recent meta-analysis comparing practices like no-till, cover crops, perennials in the rotation, grazing cropland acres, and their impact on soil water infiltration.

    • 24 min

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