• Curt Arens

    What I Learned While Walking Beans

    Husker Home Place

     by Curt Arens
     on August 25, 2011

    I’m reminded of the summers of my youth, spent mostly in soybean fields with a corn knife in my hand.   My, how things have changed? At the soybean management field day last week in Bancroft, I sat in on the weed management talk, and heard a lot about preventing spray drift and fighting herbicide-resistant weeds. Herbicide-resistant weeds, did you say? Thirty years ago, there were only a few, very expensive herbicides available for use in soybeans. The only sure-fired way to…

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  • Curt Arens

    Soybean Prices, Policy and Pests

    Husker Home Place

     by Curt Arens
     on August 19, 2011

    Everyone was there yesterday at Dallas and Matt Breitbarth’s farm west of Bancroft. Right out in the middle of soybean fields, University of Nebraska Extension specialists shared the latest in technology and management research with soybean producers, young and old, from around the region.   BIOSTIMULANTS: UNL Extension educator, Michael Rethwisch, explains soybean biostimulant research trials to farmers attending Soybean Management Field Days at a farm near…

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