Jan. 20, 2015

Farm Management

Corn Production

Pesticide Management

  • DriftWatch Updated, Improved to offer expanded services to applicators and producers wanting to identify fields where commercial specialty or pesticide-sensitive crops are grown.

Extension Programs

Weather

Market Journal

  • View segments on corn rootworm management, range and pasture mnanagement, cattle market analysis, genetically engineer animals, and the forecast for the coming week.

UNL_CropWatch on YouTube

Check out UNL_CropWatch on YouTube for 40 videos on using new technologies, identifying and managing crop diseases, conducting on-farm research, and topics in ag climatology. New this week, Nebraska Extension Soil Fertility Specialist Charles Wortmann discusses:

Crop Reports

  • USDA Reports Confirm Big Corn and Soybean Harvests. The 2014 corn harvest came in at 1.6 billion bushels, down 1% from 2013,  and the soybean harvest came in at 289 million bushels, up 13% from 2013. See numbers for sorghum, alfalfa, proso millet, sunflower, sugarbeet and dry edible bean.
  • Nebraska Grain & Hay Stocks Up From 2013. Corn up 3%; soybeans up 27%; wheat up 23%; and sorghum up 36%. Nebraska grain storage capacity at 2.08 billion bushels, up 41.8 million bushels since Dec. 1, 2013.

 

UNL_CropWatch on Twitter

Market Journal

Television for Ag Business Decisions
Timely stories for crop and livestock producers on markets, risk management, ag policies, and more.

Ag Almanac

Ag Radio Features
Tune in to these on-line audio clips for information for farm, ranch, and home.