March 31, 2017
UNL CropWatch March 31, 2017
Strengthening Nebraska's Agricultural Economy
- 10 Years of Research Shows Benefit of Reducing Soybean Seeding Rates. (Dropping from 150,000 to 120,000 seeds per acre can save $10.69/acre without affecting yield.)
- Reducing Costs with High-Speed, High-Capacity Dryers
- View Talks by UNL and ISU Climatologists on How You Can Use Climate Data to Manage Risk
- Stormy Spring Expected, says Climatologist Al Dutcher in most recent Climate Crossroads, from the Nebraska State Climate Office
- Emerging New Technologies in Insect Pest Management - DuPont Pioneer researcher speaking on campus April 4
- On this week's show view segments on scouting winter wheat for disease; NRCS help with controlling ephermeral erosion; weather updates on a regional and seasonal scale; the state forecast for next week; and a cattle market analysis.
- USDA-NASS on Wheat Condition, Soil Moisture
- Nebraska and US Prospective Plantings for 2017. Nebraska corn acres down, soybean acres up from 2016, but it's still King Corn.
- USDA: US and Nebraska Grain Stock Report
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