In the crop production arena, at least two feature stories look at the growth in herbicide resistance weed woes. This is a problem stemming from overuse of glyphosate and some other weed control products, and it won't get any better.
Learn also about hopes for a sorghum revival in the state, stemming from plans of a Nebraska ethanol plant in Ravenna to start phasing in grain sorghum as a feedstock.
Several northeast Nebraska corn producers are growing corn hybrids this this year that contains a trait that will aid in the processing of ethanol, and they'll receive a premium for growing the corn.
Good grazing management and wildlife habitat work well, as find in a feature article on a Sandhills ranch near Burwell.
Also, in another feature you'll learn how to obtain a Nebraska BEEF STATE license plate, similar to the plates on state vehicles in the mid-1950s.
If you're an antique farm machinery enthusiast or like to learn about a Nebraska windmill museum, don't miss the September issue.
Our regular Policy Report column eyes the uncertain future of surface water irrigation in the state, a topic arising because of interstate river compacts and agreements over endangered species.
Plus, as usual, our Technology/Machinery section will cover many new ag equipment rollouts.
There is much more in this issue than what I can mention here. The Nebraska Farmer continues to deliver the best package of information for your farm and ranch operations.