Here in southeast Nebraska and the rest of the state there are thousands of acres underwater. Many of them have been for over a week, and it doesn't look like it will be drying up soon. My question…Continue
PBS here in Nebraska (NET) showed Food Inc. tonight as some sort of showcase for eyebrow-raising films. After the show NET allotted a time slot for a "Nebraska Response." So in theory, they were…Continue
"On your comparison pictures you need to show them from the same angles. The treated crop you show looking down the rows, the untreated you show across the rows. Make it the same angle so it's an actual comparison. I realize no…"
"Well done. I like that you point out that 4-H isn't just for showing livestock at the fair. That's a very common misconception. I'm sure there are plenty of chapters that could use that persuasive ability to bring in…"
"Risk to reward ratios are what farmers deal with everyday. Always safe to know what you can afford to risk and what you stand to gain, each person decides at what point they go beyond a reasonable risk and turn into more of a speculator. Lots of…"
"What county are you talking? I'm guessing you're more south than east? I don't know a whole lot about the loan side of things, but it sounds like you're from an area that uses at least some irrigation. Depending on the soil and…"
"Nope, no insurance. The ponds definitely won't be dry by the the 4th, so probably no replanting this year I was hoping to see the difference in people's areas with planting dates but this thread hasn't seemed to catch many…"
Here in southeast Nebraska and the rest of the state there are thousands of acres underwater. Many of them have been for over a week, and it doesn't look like it will be drying up soon. My question is, what is the latest you have planted crops in these types of situations? We planted soybeans as late as July 8th two years ago on the Missouri River bottom, but that year the floodwater actually left! So I would just like to know what you all have planted in these types of situations, whether…See More