Update from the Field – TaylorAnn Washburn

Weather Woes My last update talked about the weather, and unfortunately, I must bring it up again. Parts of my territory have experienced devastating flooding, and others have been struck by other forms of severe weather. While the light at the end of the tunnel may not seem visible, eventually we’ll dry out, recover, and

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It’s National Lawn Care Month

During April, the National Association of Landscape Professionals kicked off National Lawn Care Month. In the age of ever-expanding technology, it seems we as Americans value a well-manicured lawn more than a remodeled kitchen or other household upgrades. Surveys tell us that an astounding 77% of respondents report relaxing in their yards at least once

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Update From The Field – Jim Grilliot

Not An Ordinary Spring Rush                                                In the agriculture industry, the spring months generally bring about more items on a To Do List than hours in the day.  Due to the extreme winter, and the repercussions of said extreme winter, retailers and growers alike, have found that their list of duties has grown to epic

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Update from the Field Joe Thelen

Snow season in Agriculture

Timing is Everything! Fall weather made an impact on the soil samples coming to the lab. Extremely wet conditions delayed harvest, and then the ground froze keeping samplers out of the fields. Mother Nature continued to wreak havoc by adding snow and essentially halting sampling in many areas. Despite the weather challenges, samplers did their

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Soil temperatures are still low

Soil, Soil Temperature, temperature

April 5th, 2018 Current soil temperature is 33 degrees in Omaha, NE. Far below the ten-year average soil temperature for April 5th, in Omaha, NE at 49.6 degrees. For those itching to plant, It’s important to adjust your timeline when the soil temperature is so low. Remember the goal is to provide yield, and with

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