The Nebraska CropWatch Podcast provides the latest research-based information from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on crop production, pest management, and related agricultural information for Nebraska farmers and agribusinesses. CropWatch Podcasts feature researchers, extension educators, and other experts. For more information on these topics, visit www.cropwatch.unl.edu , where new articles are published weekly during the cropping season.
In this weeks episode of Fridays with a Scientist, Caily Schwartz, Ph.D. student in the School of Natural Resources, joins to talk a recent Weather, Climate, and Society paper that she led that dives into water resource managers perception and understanding of #flashdrought.
99. Fridays with a Scientist: Dr. Judah Cohen (Verisk AER): Arctic Amplification in a changing climate
In this episode of Fridays with a Scientist, Dr. Judah Cohen of Verisk Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc. joins to talk about what arctic amplification is, how it is linked to the rapid warming of the Arctic, and how it is linked to extreme cold outbreaks in the central and eastern U.S. in the past few decades. His blog can be found here: https://www.aer.com/science-research/climate-weather/arctic-oscillation/
In this week's episode, Dr. Travis (TJ) Prochaska of UNL Extension joins to talk about his experiences serving as an educator in North Dakota before moving back home to Nebraska. We discuss a wide variety of topics including the shifting crop landscape in North Dakota, the different crops he's worked with, how drought seems to be following him, and the different pests and diseases in his Accountability Region.
In this week's episode Amanda Folck, Turfgrass Extension specialist at UNL, talks about her internship with the Arsenal (English Premier League), her experiences working with athletic departments at Texas A&M, Purdue, and Nebraska, her collaboration with Hillcrest and other golf courses in the state, the impact of drought to the most common cool season grasses and why bermuda grass doesn't grow well up here.
In this episode, Dr. John Carroll joins to talk about his experience being a leader and director of a large academic unit during COVID. Then we chat for a while about how universities are dealing with artificial intelligence like Chat GPT.
In the latest podcast I discuss who has the best chance at picking up more than 2" of snow, the potential for snow to affect the football game and for light icing issues in southeast Nebraska. It will be a cold Halloween and then turn mild as we head into later next week.
In the latest episode Dr. Jackson Ziems and Kyle Broderick join to talk about the different bacterial and fungal diseases that affected corn in Nebraska this year, including Northern Corn Leaf Blight, Goss's Wilt, Gray Leaf Spot, and Tar Spot, which has now spread as far west as south central Nebraska. Good discussion on the difficulty in determining the difference between some diseases with just our eyes and the proper management/...
In this episode of Fridays with a Scientist Taylor Grace, a Ph.D. candidate in OU's School of Meteorology, joins the podcast to talk about wintertime heat waves and its impact on agriculture, with a focus on a December 2021 case that affected the Southern Great Plains.
In this interview, Dr. Adams-Selin from Verisk Atmospheric and Environmental Research explains why #hail is more common in the #greatplains than elsewhere, why size of hail alone doesn't explain all agricultural hail damage, about recent advancements in understanding of hail development, and the potential for a 2-year field campaign to fill in significant knowledge gaps.
In this episode, Dylan and Kyle talk about the various weather related issues that caused problems for soybean in Nebraska in 2023. They also go in depth on many of the diseases they have or are seeing in the clinic. For more information on the clinic visit: https://plantpathology.unl.edu/plant-pest-diagnostic-clinic
In this week's edition of Fridays with a Scientist, Bridget Gross, the recruiting specialist in the School of Natural Resources at UNL, talks about her past experiences working with beekeepers in Ohio, Nebraska, North Carolina, Honduras, and the Dominican Republic. Apparently beekeeping also transcends language and cultural barriers! Then we talk about her pivot to student recruiting over the past six months and the most fun aspect...
In the latest podcast, I discuss thoughts on the storm system going through the state in the next 24 hours, including the severe threat in central and eastern Nebraska, flash flood risk in northeastern Nebraska, and the high wind threat across a lot of the state tomorrow. Then I discuss the weekend outlook, moderating temperatures early next week, a mid-week cold front and a warm-up headed into next weekend. Then I move into the up...
In this episode of FWAS, Dr. Nathan Mueller of University of Nebraska Extension discusses why the previous season was so challenging for wheat in southeast Nebraska, why fall moisture is so vital, benefits of snow cover in the winter, issues with excessive wetness in May, and why wheat is not more prominent in northeast Nebraska.
Highlights from the outlook include frost/freeze risk Saturday morning, pleasant weather first part of next week, a possible storm next Wednesday-Thursday that could deliver much needed rainfall to parts of southern Nebraska. In the update portion, highlights include a look at precipitation over the last week, soil moisture, and a review of growing season precipitation across the state and broader north central U.S.
In this episode, Dr. Trenton Franz, Hydrogeophysics professor in SNR, and M.S. student Tess Morris discuss their experiences balancing being a Division 1 athlete and a student, how they got interested in hydrogeophysics, how cosmic-ray neutron sensors measure soil moisture, and the benefits of using them for irrigation decisions. More information on the cosmic-ray neutron sensor can be found in this nifty video: https://www.youtube...
"McCartney: A Life in Lyrics" offers listeners the opportunity to sit in on conversations between Paul McCartney and poet Paul Muldoon dissecting the people, experiences, and art that inspired McCartney’s songwriting. These conversations were held during the past several years as the two collaborated on the best selling book, “The Lyrics: 1965 to Present.” Over two seasons and 24 episodes of “McCartney: A Life in Lyrics”, you’ll hear a combination master class, memoir, and improvised journey with one of the most beloved figures in popular music. Each episode focuses on one song from McCartney’s iconic catalog – spanning early Beatles through his solo work. Season 1 premieres on October 4th. “McCartney: A Life in Lyrics” is a co-production between iHeart Media, MPL and Pushkin Industries. Cover Portrait © 1967 Paul McCartney / Photographer: Linda McCartney
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